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Nigel Watson is doing a marathon a week during April to raise money for BPC during a personal ‘Beat Prostate Cancer’ year of endurance events. He has already raised over £1,000.

“I was competing in an IronMan triathlon in Wales in October 2018 when I was suddenly taken ill. It turned out to be a viral chest infection, but the paramedics suggested I visited my GP for some blood tests as a general check-up; that was how I ended up having a PSA test. My test was […]

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Colin Turner chose treatment at BPC by carrying out his own online research from his home in Portugal. Mr Turner, a retired RAF and airline pilot, explains why.

“I was aware of having some increasing problems with frequency, but this was close to the time when my wife died in a car accident; I wasn’t able to do anything about it for a while. Once I saw a doctor locally, I found my prostate was enlarged and my PSA was 6.8.  The doctor […]

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The first BPC patients receive innovative SpaceOAR® implants

Birmingham Prostate Clinic patients have received SpaceOAR® Hydrogel implants, the first innovation in a new partnership created to deliver advanced treatment and care. SpaceOAR® Hydrogel is a water-based soft gel implant which has been clinically proven to reduce the side-effects of radiotherapy. It works by creating space between the prostate gland and the surrounding area […]

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Cancer patients in the Midlands to receive better access to innovative care: Birmingham Prostate Clinic joins Genesis Care

Cancer patients in the Midlands are set to benefit from a new collaboration between specialist prostate treatment group Birmingham Prostate Clinic (BPC), and the UK’s largest cancer care provider, GenesisCare. BPC will become part of GenesisCare, in a move to increase patient access to GenesisCare’s leading prostate cancer therapies, including advanced diagnostics and a ground-breaking, […]

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