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  The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health, Level 6, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH

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See all of the latest news from around the South west area, increasing awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer and penile cancer.

Launching soon…..

Despite the odds we managed to hold 3 swimming events during 2020, The Burgh Island Swim, Drakes Island and the infamous Breakwater Swim. Although they were trimmed down so social distancing could be maintained we're just so very pleased to have been able to hold at...

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Go Team CityBus!

Our amazing Chairwoman, Carolyn Giles is also Head of People and Operations at Plymouth CityBus Ltd and Go Cornwall Bus. If that isn't enough to keep her busy, especially during this pandemic, she has put together a team of wild swimmers from the depot to support this...

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Shopping at Amazon?

Please don't forget to use the Smile link when shopping at Amazon and your favourite charity gets a % of your purchase at no cost to you. https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ Thank you so much Cancer hasn't stopped during this pandemic and neither have we.  We're here for as...

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Signed Brian Pollard prints

We are very lucky to have signed Brian Pollard prints for sale. It's a gorgeous image of our annual Breakwater Swim & limited to 200 copies, they are £40.00 each. The size 300mm x 300mm and if you want one please get your name down on my list by emailing me ........

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Looe to Quiberon Virtual Swim

the Looe to Quiberon Virtual Swim As it has not been possible to run the Looe Island wild water swim this year, Looe Valley Rotary Club, in partnership with The Chestnut Appeal, is running a virtual swim sponsored event to raise badly needed funds. The event is open...

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Tales from the Doorstep, I’m on active surveillance.

Andy’s Lockdown story Firstly I would like to say that as I’m on active surveillance my cancer isn’t as bad as some other people. During the virus and lockdown it was just a case of being careful and safe. Because my wife also has cancer she self isolated which means...

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Pioneering pilot project for the South West

We believe that when dealing with a cancer diagnosis you can feel utterly lost and out of control of your own body, and we really want to help men through this initial step, and what can help is to do something you can control in your life. It's now only empowering,...

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We are what we eat

The two diets known to be associated with longevity & reduced risks of prostate cancer are the traditional Japanese diet and a Southern Mediterranean diet. The Japanese diet if high in green tea, vegetables and fish, as well as low in calories and fat. The...

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Tel: 01752 792736
Email: chestnut.appeal@nhs.net
The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer, Level 6,
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH