Prostate cancer is a serious health problem. There are 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/cancerstats/types/prostate/). The ProtecT study is a research project taking place in nine parts of the UK.
Professor Jenny Donovan, Head of School, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.
Professor Freddie Hamdy, Head of Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford.
Professor David Neal, Professor of Surgical Oncology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
Dr Athene Lane, Senior Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
ProtecT study centres:
The ProtecT study is funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme. Ethical approval has been given by Trent Multi-centre Research Ethics Committee.