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  Knowledge Empowers

09 April 2024

We’re delighted to announce we now have a supply of the above very useful booklet prepared by one of our partners Pcaso, which is a prostate cancer sufferers support group covering Sussex, Hampshire and Dorset on the south coast. Whilst there are a lot of very useful publications produced by the likes of PCUK, this …



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  Sign a petition to make prostate cancer screening a national priority

30 March 2024

Enough is enough. UK charity Prostate Cancer Research have launched a nationwide petition calling on major political parties to include a commitment to prostate cancer screening in their manifestos. Every year over 13,000 men die of prostate cancer – that’s one every 40 minutes. This is a national tragedy. But it doesn’t need to be this way. If …



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  Kate, Princess of Wales: I am having cancer treatment

24 March 2024

The Princess of Wales says she is in the early stages of treatment after a cancer diagnosis. In a video statement, Catherine says it was a “huge shock” after an “incredibly tough couple of months”. But she sent a positive message, saying: “I am well and getting stronger every day.” Details of the cancer have …



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  Great News: Graham Fulford Charitable Trust announces broadcaster and former professional footballer, Scott Minto, as its first ever ambassador

06 March 2024

The Graham Fulford Charity Trust is delighted to announce that Scott Minto will be its first ever ambassador. Scott is one of the UK’s most accomplished broadcasters. An ex-player and FA Cup winner with Chelsea, Benfica, West Ham, Charlton and Rotherham, Scott played at the highest level of club football in the Premier League and …



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  Warrington Wolves hosts mass prostate cancer testing

04 March 2024

Rugby club bosses have said they want to encourage men to look out for symptoms of prostate cancer after hosting a mass testing event. About 250 men took a blood test at Warrington Wolves’ stadium. The club’s health and wellbeing manager James Howes said 70% percent of their fans were male “so we thought it …



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  Exciting new joint testing opportunity with The Prostate Project

01 February 2024

We’re delighted to be able to announce that from around June 2024 we’ll be sharing a Mobile PSA Testing Clinic (The Man Van) with The Prostate Project, a Charity formed in 1998 with the ambition to give men a better chance of beating prostate cancer. The charity supports efforts to detect and treat prostate cancer, …



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  The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust receives The King’s Award for Voluntary Service

14 November 2023

The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust, a group of volunteers based in Warwick have just been awarded The King’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE. GFCT was set up by Graham Fulford to promote awareness of prostate cancer …



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  Take advantage of our Black Friday offer – get a health test for your loved one and give them the best gift of all – peace of mind!

12 November 2023

A health test can help identify potential health problems early on, so your loved one can make the changes they need and enjoy many more happy, healthy years with you. The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust offers a variety of health tests, which act as key health indicators. These tests are available for both men and …



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  Be proactive about your health – it’s time to find out what’s really going on

05 November 2023

November is recognised as Men’s Health Awareness Month. Men are encouraged to grow mustaches and take part in various activities to raise awareness of about men’s health. And that’s why it is also called Movember. This month-long event focuses on promoting physical and mental well-being among men, addressing issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, …



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  Great news – Take one of our health tests at home

18 September 2023

WE CAN HELP YOU WITH YOUR HEALTHHOME TESTING KITS NOW AVAILABLE Don’t wait to speak to your GP, take control of your own healthHave you got a specific health concern, a quick five-minute test could save your life? Due to demand, we are now offering further tests to promote good health and wellbeing. Early detection …



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  Launch of My PSA Tests

27 December 2019

We have now launched the new My PSA Tests online platform in conjunction with our developers at Empresa Limited and will be running a number of pilot events during January to help prove and trial the booking and results services. This platform has been developed with a number of supporting charities and organisations to help improve the approach to organising and running PSA testing events across the country. The aim is to run as many of these events as we can in as many areas as possible, working with many organisations and charities to help increase the awareness and accessibility of PSA testing for men aged 40 years and over.


If you would be interested to find out more about what we are doing and what is going on in relation to PSA and health testing then please contact us.

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