Mar 2015 - Out With Prostate Cancer Conference

12 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. It can affect a person in numerous ways – in particular their libido. And some may struggle to discuss it with their doctor or their partner, due to feeling embarrassed.

This Saturday, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are running a conference for healthcare professionals and people who are affected by prostate cancer.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Kathy McGuirk from the organisation – who explained why they are doing such an event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

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Jun 2014 - Out With Prostate Cancer

12 June 2014 by Pure Radio

Each year more than forty-thousand men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK. It’s the most common male cancer.

Tonight, Under the Rainbow will be hearing about a support group for gay and bisexual men.

They’ve been speaking to the group’s Chairperson, Martin Wells.

He talked about how it’s reassuring to get advice from someone in the same situation.

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Movember

1 November 2011 by Pure Radio

It’s moustache season! Movember is the annual event, where guys grow a ‘tache to raise money and awareness of men’s cancers.

Mark Pattison chatted with Hywel Mills from Movember at their Manchester launch to find out more.

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Men's Health Drive

28 June 2011 by Pure Radio

NHS Stockport recently held a men’s health drive in the town centre, to encourage more guys to look after their health.

Mark Pattison spoke to Angela Beagrie about why men tend to neglect their health and underwent his own health MOT with Dr Shah Mian and Sharon Livingstone.

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Jun 2011 - Everyman - Turn Blue for Testicular and Prostate Cancer Research

16 June 2011 by Pure Radio

Tomorrow the Everyman Campaign, from the Institute for Cancer Research, is encouraging people to raise money for their work with prostate and testicular cancer. Under the Rainbow heard from Doctor Elizabeth Rapley who explains more about the cancers, and how they are encouraging people to raise money.

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