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ProtecT Study (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment)

Prostate cancer is a serious health problem. There are 35,000 new cases every year in the UK, and around 10,000 deaths The ProtecT study is a research project taking place in nine parts of the UK.

Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford

Principal Investigators:

• 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.

Trial Coordinator:

• Dr Athene Lane, Senior Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

ProtecT study centres:

  • Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr David Gillatt
  • Newcastle, Freeman Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Philip Powell
  • Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Derek Rosario
  • Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Alan Doherty
  • Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales, Lead Urologist, Professor Howard Kynaston
  • Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Prasad Bollina
  • Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital, Lead Urologist, Professor David Neal
  • Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Roger Kockelbergh
  • Leeds, St James Hospital, Lead Urologist, Mr Alan Paul

    Map showing the study centres.
    © Crown Copyright. All rights reserved [2006].





    The ProtecT study is funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme. Ethical approval has been given by Trent Multi-centre Research Ethics Committee.