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How the 'Man Van' aims to boost cancer diagnosis and awareness

Nurse practitioner Fionnuala McCarthy on Man Van, a new project offering free health checks for men to help detect prostate and other cancers earlier

Nurse practitioner Fionnuala McCarthy on Man Van, a new project offering free health checks for men to help detect prostate and other cancers earlier

  • Prostate cancer is the most common form of male cancer in the UK – 50,000 cases are diagnosed every year
  • About 20% of men with prostate cancer in England seek medical help only when their illness is too advanced to be cured
  • Men of working age often have worse prostate cancer outcomes than older men – particularly those in manual jobs

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