Tackle Symposium 2017

On 28 March 2017, as part of the European Association of Urologists Congress, Tackle organised a symposium at the ExCeL Centre in London's Docklands in conjunction with Europa Uomo - the European Prostate Cancer Patients Coalition.

Chaired by Professor Frank Chinegwundoh, Tackle Trustee and Chairman of our Clinical Advisory Board, we were very fortunate to have excellent presentations from speakers representing a really interesting cross-section of topics related to prostate cancer. The videos of their presentation are available here and, please note that you can switch on sub-titles if you wish.  The powerpoint presentations are all available below. The speakers were: 

Lawrence Drudge-Coates, a top Uro/Onco Clinical Nurse Specialist, visiting professor and honorary lecturer, speaking about the importance of bone health for prostate cancer patients. Presentation

Rebecca Porta, CEO of Orchid Male Cancer, speaking about “Engaging Men in Health Messages”, a  new initiative in conjunction with Cancer Black Care, to raise awareness of prostate cancer in Black African and Caribbean men. Presentation

Chris Booth, Emeritus Consultant Urologist, Chairman of CHAPS Men’s Health charity and a member of our Clinical Advisory Board, speaking about PSA testing and the current debate around prostate cancer screening. Presentation

Lina Carmona Echeverria,  from UCH London, speaking about latest developments in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Presentation (please note that this presentation is 157Mb in size. When you try to view it , it may well give you an error message, but you should still be able to download it if you want to. If you are unable to, please email info@tackleprostate.org).