New Guidance to Improve Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

Heather Blake | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Heather Blake

I know this is a contentious area. Lots of doctors don't like using the PSA test because it's unreliable and can lead to over-diagnosis and over treatment. But at present it is the best thing men have got. And our clinical consensus will help GPs to use it more effectively.

Cancer Drugs Fund Reform: Back to the Future?

Heather Blake | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Heather Blake

Take one NHS with a finite budget, running up an extensive deficit. Balance this against medicine development costs of more than £1 billion per treat...

How Do You Spot The Symptoms Of An Enlarged Prostate?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition that affects older men and while it isn't a serious condition,...

Cancer Survival Rates - We're Getting Better at It

Sue Dewey | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Dewey

The improved statistics are clear justification of the billions of pounds that are currently being spent on cancer research in the quest for earlier and more accurate diagnosis - particularly for hard to pinpoint cancers.

Your Testicles Have Taste Receptors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking for a nickname for your scrotum, one suggestion could be 'tasticles' after an extraordinary research paper was published revealing t...

Experts Predict Revolution In Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new way of fighting prostate cancer by targeting normal cells inside tumours could lead to a revolution in treatment, it has been claimed. Scient...

Why Men With Heart Conditions Are Twice As Likely To Regret Prostate Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Prostate cancer patients with heart disease are 52% more likely to regret treatment for the disease than those without heart health problems, a study ...

40,000 Men A Year Get Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK, the number of men with prostate cancer in the UK has risen to 40,000, compared to just 14,000...