Spire Ahead Of The Curve in Providing Prostate MRI

The Lancet medical journal has published the results of the PROMIS study this week on Prostate MRI.  This revolutionary study has confirmed the effectiveness of (Multi-Parametric) MP-MRI in assessing the likelihood of prostate cancer before patients have to undergo biopsy, which has been reported in the Telegraph and a number of other newspapers today. The research team led by Mr Henderson, underwent training in MRI with the UCL group as one…

Movember 2014 ! Changing the face of Men’s Health

This Movember, I’ve committed my upper lip to help change the face of men’s health by growing a moustache, and now I need your support at http://mobro.co/alastairhenderson. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. I’m passionate about this cause because too many men are dying unnecessarily from prostate cancer. Each year, 40,000 men in the UK alone are diagnosed with prostate…

My prostate trouble – By RJM

My “Prostate Trouble” started following a routine BUPA Medical, where my PSA was recorded as 5.3 which necessitated a visit to my GP. He explained that the PSA test was not 100% reliable and suggested I come in for a blood test in a few weeks time for further PSA test. This time it was 7.10 and after me telling him my Father had Prostate Cancer he wanted me to…