Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate Cancer Screening

We were not sure how it was going to go, but our campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer in the community has been successful. It was a collaboration between Burton’s Queens Hospital and Burton Albion Football Club where the idea was to encourage as...
Adopted by Macmillan

Adopted by Macmillan

I am honoured to be adopted by Macmillan. Normally it is the nurses and other professionals who get adopted, but it looks like that I am one of the first consultant surgeons to get such an opportunity. It is just not me but my team Sarah Minns and Tyra Stevens have...
Cancer in the Headlines

Cancer in the Headlines

A new cancer treatment strategy is on the horizon that experts say could be a game-changer and spare patients the extreme side effects of existing options such as chemotherapy. Chemotherapy and other current cancer treatments are brutal, scorched-earth affairs that...
Cancer Research UK Summary Updates

Cancer Research UK Summary Updates

There have been several updates from Cancer Research UK, so here is a brief summary. 5 Type of Prostate Cancer Cancer Research UK scientists have for the first time identified that there are 5 distinct types of prostate cancer and found a way to distinguish between...
Please help fight cancer globally

Please help fight cancer globally

It is so wonderful to see people participating in all kinds of fund raising activities to raise money for worthwhile causes. Recently, with the magic of digital media it is so easy to connect to any cause and support those who are actually proactive to make a...