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

Latest News

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

Surviving prostate cancer – now what?

Surviving prostate cancer – now what? More men than ever before are living with a beyond prostate cancer, in fact, the most recent research shows the five-year survival rate for all men with prostate cancer is nearly 100 percent. The relative 10-year survival rate is...

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Pendennis Ship Yard

Thank you so much to The Pendennis Ship Yard community charity fund for raising over £4000 by growing moustaches during Movember.... there were some great examples of moustaches and also for listening so intently when I gave an awareness talk late last year. Great...

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Merry Christmas

The Chestnut Appeal would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year.  Thank you so much for supporting the charity during 2019 and look forward to working together again in 2020. We really couldn't make the difference we do without YOU and we have...

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Introducing Team SC14

Simon, Steve and Brad are a group of friends who have similar goals, ethos and a love of adventure who have come together to complete a number of significant physical challenges to raise funds and awareness of two charities which are close to their hearts.

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These Young Farmers are off …..

The incredible young farmers of Madron, Helston & St Keverne will leave Cornwall to travel over to Mont St Michel in France with the challenge of cycling back all raising money for the Chestnut appeal. On arrival in Plymouth to do the last leg home, a further 15...

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Good Luck Andy

The 28th of April is a big day for some. It's the day of the London Marathon and this year, for the first time ever, in our 20th year, we were lucky enough to be picked in the ballot for one charity spot.   Andy Birkett from BBC Spotlight took our place and is running...

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Adrian’s story

At the grand young age of 52, Adrian Holmes qualified for a free MOT (aka Men's Well Being health check) from his local GP Surgery.  Adrian was a keen runner, golfer and cyclist and felt in really good health. Typical bloke, he didn't actually feel the need for a Well...

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Jason’s story

Jason shares his story as part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. A drop in energy levels and a sense ‘that something wasn’t quite right” prompted Jason’s wife, Beth, to book him a GP’s appointment in early January 2018. The discovery of blood clots on Jason’s lungs...

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Charity Number: 1087175

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