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Terry Bytheway became the new chairman of the Teesside Prostate Cancer Support Group having taken over from Robin on 1st August 2017
Pictured here Terry can be found working with James Cook University Hospital in the Main Outpatients Department (Prostate Cancer Clinic) every Wednesday morning 08:30 to 12:30
Volunteering at Main Outpatient Department providing information, comfort and positivity to Prostate Cancer patients.
On behalf of Prostate Cancer UK members of the Group will be hosting an information stand in the Marks & Spencer store, Hill Street, Middlesbrough, on three Fridays during July. The dates are the 14th, 21st and 28th July and the stand will be open from 9am to 1pm.
Shoppers and members of the public are invited to come along and learn more about this disease which is the most common male cancer. Free leaflets, booklets and other information will be available.
Many thanks for their generosity to the management and staff of M&S
Click for story on southtees.nhs.uk website
Raising awareness on Prostate Cancer Terri-
Presentation given to Redcar Retired Gentlemen's Club on Prostate Cancer. Getting the message out to a well attended gathering of 30 plus members -
Our group generally meets on the 4th Monday of each month. However, this can change for Bank Holidays and other events. If you are attending for the first time feel free to get in touch. Outside speakers are frequently invited to talk to the group about prostate cancer and other related medical topics, offering a chance to speak with a professional and answer any questions you may have.
Terry Bytheway accompanied Sue Boyes PCUK local representative at Holme House prison. The prisoners collected money for PCUK presenting a cheque for over £200 and playing a 5-
An article in the Mail claim that doctors are now able to spot signs of prostate cancer with a simple but highly accurate urine test to avoid unnecessary invasive biopsies. The test can detect two markers of the cancer found in urine -
You might have seen in the media that the MHRA has announced that a form of sildenafil (the active ingredient in Viagra) will soon be available from the chemist as an "over the counter" drug. It will be called Viagra Connect. The chemist will ask about the need for the drug and advise on use and side effects. Men with cardiovascular, liver or kidney problems will still need a prescription. Hopefully this decision will help men who need ED assistance but would not otherwise go to a GP and should avoid men buying "dodgy Viagra" from rogue internet sites.