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  GFCT in partnership with Prostate Cancer Research for screening push

15 May 2024

We are pleased to be partnering with Prostate Cancer Research to work on making the case for a prostate cancer screening programme in the UK: https://www.prostate-cancer-research.org.uk/pcr-partners-with-gfct-in-screening-push/ Prostate Cancer Research is a charity dedicated to funding research aimed at preventing, diagnosing, and treating prostate cancer. They focus on innovative scientific research to improve outcomes and quality of …



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  Test results available for the event at MK8 8AA (MK8 8AA)

13 May 2024

Test results are now available for the event run by MKPCS at MK8 8AA on May 12 2024 1:30PM.



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  GFCT participates in the Prostate Screening Conference

22 April 2024

The CHAPS, TACKLE and MASONIC Prostate Screening conference took place in April. The event in London was attended by the Graham Fulford Charitable Trust’s founder Graham Fulford, trustee Susan Hart and Scott Minto, who has recently become an ambassador for GFCT.



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  Thank you Warwick Rotary Club

21 April 2024

Earlier this month, we were delighted to receive a generous donation from Warwick Rotary Club. Thank you! As we are a non-profit charity, donations go a long way in making it possible for us to carry on delivering prostate cancer tests for men across the UK.



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  The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust presented with The King’s Award for Voluntary Service

17 April 2024

We were honoured to be awarded on behalf of all our volunteers at The Graham Fulford Charitable Trust the Kings Award for Voluntary Services for Prostate Awareness Testing in Warwickshire and throughout the UK. A wonderful day with the Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire and our wonderful volunteers. We were honoured on behalf of all our …



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  Prostate Cancer Tsunami Coming, Experts Caution

17 April 2024

An ‘inevitable’ global surge in prostate cancer is coming, with a worldwide doubling of cases to 2.9 million and an 85% increase in deaths to nearly 700,000 by the year 2040, the Lancet Commission on Prostate Cancer warned this week. Read more: Prostate Cancer Tsunami Coming, Experts Caution



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  Knowledge Empowers

09 April 2024

We’re delighted to announce we now have a supply of the above very useful booklet prepared by one of our partners Pcaso, which is a prostate cancer sufferers support group covering Sussex, Hampshire and Dorset on the south coast. Whilst there are a lot of very useful publications produced by the likes of PCUK, this …



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  Sign a petition to make prostate cancer screening a national priority

30 March 2024

Enough is enough. UK charity Prostate Cancer Research have launched a nationwide petition calling on major political parties to include a commitment to prostate cancer screening in their manifestos. Every year over 13,000 men die of prostate cancer – that’s one every 40 minutes. This is a national tragedy. But it doesn’t need to be this way. If …



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  How a chat with a close friend led to Lymm man catching cancer early

29 March 2024

A Warrington man was able to catch his cancer in its early stages thanks to a chat with a close friend. Phil Ormesher was first diagnosed with prostate cancer back in December 2012. Having lost his father to lung cancer, he was aware of how serious cancer is.   Although Phil, from Lymm, had no …



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  Kate, Princess of Wales: I am having cancer treatment

24 March 2024

The Princess of Wales says she is in the early stages of treatment after a cancer diagnosis. In a video statement, Catherine says it was a “huge shock” after an “incredibly tough couple of months”. But she sent a positive message, saying: “I am well and getting stronger every day.” Details of the cancer have …



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  Great News: Graham Fulford Charitable Trust announces broadcaster and former professional footballer, Scott Minto, as its first ever ambassador

06 March 2024

The Graham Fulford Charity Trust is delighted to announce that Scott Minto will be its first ever ambassador. Scott is one of the UK’s most accomplished broadcasters. An ex-player and FA Cup winner with Chelsea, Benfica, West Ham, Charlton and Rotherham, Scott played at the highest level of club football in the Premier League and …



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  Event scheduled at MK8 8AA (MK8 8AA)

05 February 2024

MKPCS have scheduled an event at MK8 8AA for testing to take place from May 12 2024 10:00AM.



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  Test results available for the event at MK3 7RB (MK3 7RB)

20 November 2023

Test results are now available for the event run by MKPCS at MK3 7RB on Nov 19 2023 2:00PM.



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  Event completed at MK3 7RB (MK3 7RB)

19 November 2023

An event was run by MKPCS at MK3 7RB where on Nov 19 2023 2:00PM we managed to get through 285 tests.

  Event scheduled at MK3 7RB (MK3 7RB)

06 June 2023

MKPCS have scheduled an event at MK3 7RB for testing to take place from Nov 19 2023 10:00AM.



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  Test results available for the event at MK3 7RB (MK3 7RB)

21 November 2022

Test results are now available for the event run by MKPCS at MK3 7RB on Nov 20 2022 1:30PM.



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  MKPCS has joined My PSA Tests

15 September 2022

We are delighted to announce that MKPCS has joined the other charities to use My PSA Tests as their platform for administering and managing their specific PSA testing services.



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  Event scheduled at MK3 7RB (MK3 7RB)

08 September 2022

MKPCS have scheduled an event at MK3 7RB for testing to take place from Nov 20 2022 10:00AM.



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  Launch of My PSA Tests

27 December 2019

We have now launched the new My PSA Tests online platform in conjunction with our developers at Empresa Limited and will be running a number of pilot events during January to help prove and trial the booking and results services. This platform has been developed with a number of supporting charities and organisations to help improve the approach to organising and running PSA testing events across the country. The aim is to run as many of these events as we can in as many areas as possible, working with many organisations and charities to help increase the awareness and accessibility of PSA testing for men aged 40 years and over.


If you would be interested to find out more about what we are doing and what is going on in relation to PSA and health testing then please contact us.

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