Public Medical Lecture – Prostate Cancer – 21 May 2024

Date: 24/05/2024 | Category: General News

On Tuesday 21 May 2024, over 200 members of the public attended our latest medical lecture on prostate cancer at Luton Sixth Form College. The lecture was presented by Clinical Director and Urology Consultant Mr Asad Saleemi and his colleagues at Bedford and L&D Hospitals:

Richard and the speakers at the medical lecture

  • Clinical Director and Consultant Urologist, Mr Asad Saleemi
  • Consultant Urologist, Mr Farooq Khan
  • Consultant Urologist, Mr Anish Pushkaran
  • Consultant Urologist, Mr Barnaby Barrass
  • Consultant Urologist, Mr Rickaz Raheem
  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Dr Peter Ostler
  • Prostate Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sr Jenny Arnold

Chair Richard Sumray and several of the Trust’s governors also organised and attended the event, along with staff from the Trust Charity team.

The prostate gland is a part of the reproductive system in men, and the audience heard about the different grades and stages of cancer, the symptoms and causes, diagnosis & tests, and finally the management and treatments.

The governors at the medical lectureThe presenters covered Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) & Prostate Cancer screening opportunities, Prostate cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Prostate Biopsy & MRI, Surgical treatment for Prostate Cancer, Radiotherapy/ Brachytherapy for Prostate cancer, Active surveillance for prostate cancer and more.

Thank you to everyone who attended, we’re thrilled there is such a response to learning more about key conditions such as this. Keep an eye out for future upcoming medical lectures.