Category Archives: Front Page – Next Meeting

Drug OK for home use

Drug OK for home use Thousands will be able to get drug for advanced PCa use at home. More here


Prospect obtains anatomy models Tariq Shahab addressess the Prospect meeting where the Adam,Rouilly male genital organs model was handed over. See story on the News page. Below David Casley and members see the model

Next meetings/speakers

Next meetings/speakers 46 members booked for our July 23 conference at Penny Brohn. ♦ First Thursday of each month (10am-noon) coffee mornings held at the Penny Brohn Centre, Chapel Pill Lane, Pill, Bristol BS20 0HH. ♦ Third Tuesday of each month (2-4pm) afternoon meetings held at the Macmillan Centre, Southmead Hospital. ♦ Prospect BAWA meeting; […]

Cancer test bus launched

Cancer test bus launched Bristol Live reports that Dr Jyoti Sha has converted an old bus into a clinic to test for PCa. She has caught more than 100 cases and urges men to get tested. More here

Spit test ‘better’

Spit test ‘better’ A spit test taken at home is better than a blood one, say researchers. See here

Personalised vaccines

Personalised vaccines Thousands to trial personalised cancer vaccines but no mention of PCa. See here

New Bath help group

New Bath help group Prospect is running an Active Surveillance group at the Macmillan Wellbeing Hub at the new Dyson Cancer Centre at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. It will meet on the last Tuesday of the month, starting May 28. Leaflet here

New hope for advanced patients

New hope for advanced patients The first patients have been enrolled to take part in a trial of a radioactive isotope used as a treatment for metastatic PCa. This first worldwide trial introduces a promising new therapy for patients who have exhausted all other options in their treatment. More here

Delaying treatment OK

Delay ‘OK’ and a West first Delaying treatment for localised PCa does not increase mortality risk, Bristol trial shows. More here And two Somerset hospitals are using artificial intelligence (AI) to help speed up diagnosing PCa. Somerset NHS Foundation Trust said it is the first in the UK to introduce its AI tool, called Pi, […]