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Prostate cancer will affect 1 in 4 Black men in their lifetime. It is only by standing up and making your voice heard that we can make a positive change.

By sharing your experience of this condition, you can support other Black men and their partners as they go through this life changing experience. 
The 'Infopool' is a new website being built to provide Black men and their partners with clear, relevant information about prostate cancer so they can make better informed decisions about their treatment and care. 

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, we need your help to ensure this new website is filled with powerful, effective content and shared experiences that will inform and inspire others, now and in the future.

Be a part of this change with us! Sign up here!

This project is being run by Prostate Cancer Research in collaboration with B’Me Against Cancer and Can-Survive UK. Prostate Cancer Research believes that we must take a stand against racial disparities in prostate cancer. For more information contact B'Me Against Cancer on (0115) 845 6532 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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In February 2018, BME Cancer Communities and Can-Survive UK were commissioned by Genomics England (GE) to work in partnership to authentically gather information about Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) viewpoints regarding the 100,000 Genomes Project by: organising and delivering 9 BME focus groups;

The "Cancer does not discriminate", campaign arrived in Nottingham on the 19th September. The campaign was developed by the National Cancer Action Team, in recognition of:

  • Low levels of cancer awareness amongst people of BME origin;
  • Lower levels of cancer screening up-take by people of BME origin; and
  • Higher cancer incidence levels of liver cancer (African and African Caribbean men and women), cervical cancer (Asian women over 65), stomach cancer (African and African Caribbean men and women), prostate cancer (African and African Caribbean men) and mouth cancers (Asian women)

The campaign was supported locally by BME Cancer Communities and the Muslim Directory. The Aims of the campaign were to:

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