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Here you can find a range of stories written by members about their journey with prostate cancer, the latest news stories and our charity updates.

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For People with a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in Worcestershire

Free physical activity programme to impove fitness and well being. No prior fitness experience necessary Sessions appropriate for each person Coffee and chat time after the exercise Come and join us this Tuesday at 3.00 pm, 24th May and then each following Tuesday for...

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A recap of the April 2022 KWPCSG Meeting

Watch the full event here:Adel Makar and Lisa Capaldi gave a wonderful presentation to the KWPCSG menbership at Kidderminster Town Hall on the evening of Tuesday April 19th. There was wonderful news about robotic surgery for the men of Worcestershire where treatment...

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Medical Zone – Treatments and Health News

Demonstration of CPR Techniques and use of Defibrillators

Demonstration of CPR Techniques and use of Defibrillators

Our own Dr Dick Herbert gave a brilliant presentation on CPR and Use of defibrillators for KWPCSG members at the LeapGate centre, home of our Men's Shed. This is a brief summary of Dr Dick's presentation. There were well in excess of 40 members present.Key Points...

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KWPCSG Book Review: Recommendations on Diet for Prostate Care

KWPCSG Book Review: Recommendations on Diet for Prostate Care

Healthy Eating: The Prostate Care CookbookProfessor Margaret Raymon is now a Professor of Nutritional Medicine at the University of Surrey. Her first book' The Prostate Care Cookbook' looks at the scale of the Prostate Cancer problem and how eating diets rich in...

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Have you benefited from cancer research?

Have you benefited from cancer research?

The Institute of Cancer Research, based in London, have contacted us requesting help from our members. Our Christmas appeal this year is going to be focused on raising money for our prostate cancer research and, as part of the appeal, we’d really like to involve...

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World Leading Bladder Reconstruction Surgery

World Leading Bladder Reconstruction Surgery

Kidderminster and Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Support Group are so proud to have Mr Adel Makar as its President – follow this link to read about bladder reconstruction surgery which is changing lives....

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Stories and Experiences

A Winter Journey, by Richard Langley

A Winter Journey, by Richard Langley

The Journey Back in 2020 I had a challenge and that was to be at The QE Cancer Centre in Birmingham every day at 7.30am for 32 days. This is the story of the daily journey and the scenes along the way. It was late January 2020 just before the Pandemic. 8 years before...

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Peter Tomlinson: Moving On, Moving Forward

Peter Tomlinson: Moving On, Moving Forward

Peter Tomlinson has given talks to our PCSG members in Kidderminster and Pershore about his life and his own prostate cancer journey. In the first of two articles we chart his career to the time he moved to Ombersley. I interviewed Peter Tomlinson on a day when he had...

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