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  The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health, Level 6, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH

Latest News

See all of the latest news from around the South west area, increasing awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer and penile cancer.

Perry’s story

In April 2015 Perry visited his Doctor after feeling a bit run down.  His GP gave him a PSA test and when the results came back Perry had a PSA level of 7 which for his age was slightly high. Perry was referred to Derriford Hospital for more tests including a prostate...

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Happy 20th Birthday

The Chestnut Appeal is spending 2019 celebrating 20 years of raising awareness of Prostate cancer across Devon & Cornwall, as well as recently adding Testicular cancer and Penile cancer to our aims. The charity was set up at Derriford Hospital in 1999, in...

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Thank you to The Freemasons of Cornwall

The Freemasons of Cornwall have been supporting The Chestnut Appeal with the main aim of bringing state of the art equipment for prostate cancer diagnosis to the county, and they have helped to make that happen by raising over £60,000 towards the MRi-Fusion Scanner...

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More capacity for Medical Trials at Derriford Hospital

This is Lyn, she is a very experienced research nurse and is now full time thanks to your support. At Derriford Hospital we now have more capacity for medical trials, reaching more men in the region. Because of your help, Lyn is able to promote more prostate cancer...

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Donation boosts Men’s Health project

A charity dedicated to raising awareness of men’s health has been awarded £1,000 by a regional builder. The Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health, based at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth has been gifted the money from Persimmon Homes Cornwall’s Community Champions fund to...

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The Camelford Rotary Club

Yesterday I went and met with the Camelford Rotary Club at Bowood Golf & Country Club, after a lovely lunch I gave an awareness talk on the most common cancer in men; prostate cancer and then was presented with £1000 towards the Cornish MRI-Fusion Scanner project....

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Arriving in August

We’ve got that #FridayFeeling today as we’ve just heard our brand new MRi-Fusion Scanner is arriving in Cornwall in early August. That’s really is state of the art diagnostics for the county & we’re proud to be able to deliver on our fundraising...

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The Rotary Club of Ivybridge

Thank you so much to The Rotary Club of Ivybridge who raised £2000 during Brian’s year as club president. Amazing fundraising, thank you.

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Plymstock Bowling Club

Plymstock Bowling Club have been fundraising for the Chestnut Appeal over the last year and presented the cheque to the charity recently.  The Club raised a fantastic £1,090.

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Charity Number: 1087175

Tel: 01752 792736
Email: chestnut.appeal@nhs.net
The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer, Level 6,
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH