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Cancer pilot targets soccer fans

26 Sep 2009 14:24:42

Cancer pilot targets soccer fans

Football clubs are taking part in a scheme, part-funded by the government, to educate older men about cancer.Each year, 60,000 men are diagnosed with lung, bowel or prostate cancer. Those aged over 55 are most at risk. Grassroots charity the Football Foundation is running the year-long pilot, involving nurses offering free health checks and advice at matches. Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Blackburn Rovers, Scunthorpe United and Norwich City are the clubs taking part. Health Sec.... read more


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