Celebrity Chef Brian Turner Teams Up With Charity To Save ...

Posted by tvcgroup on Jun. 25, 2009

THURSDAY 25th JUNE: Celebrity chef Brian Turner is today teaming with Prostate UK and the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) in Glasgow to highlight how up to 10,000 thousand male lives in the UK could be saved every year if men only overcame their male pride, booked themselves a simple medical check up and made some important changes in their diet to prevent the on-set of prostate cancer.The new report revealed at the BAUS annual conference shows that despite the fact that 9 out of 10 men know where their prostate gland is, 4 our of 10 men (39%) are still unwilling to have a medical check-up because they don’t think they are at risk of developing any disease. A quarter of men live in fear of the medical examination believing that the check-up is too intrusive, 10% of men believe the check-up is too embarrassing and 1 in 25 feel that a prostate check is an invasion of their masculinity.Each year 221,000 men die of prostate cancer and 678,000 men live with the condition. If caught early ...

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