News archive 2019

This is the UCARE news archive. You can also download previous editions of our newsletter.

Read our latest news.

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

16 August 2019

We are very pleased to have been awarded first place in the Border Competition at Blenheim Palace Flower Show.

Thank you to Emily Sharpe for designing and planting our border.

Professor David Cranston on prostate cancer and PSA testing

5 July 2019

Blokeology: Episode 54 Prostate cancer and PSA testing with Professor David Cranston

UCARE trustee, Professor David Cranston featured in a podcast talking about prostate cancer and PSA testing.

Working together to save lives

2 June 2019

UCARE now sit on the Testicular Cancer Network and National Germ Cell Group.

This invitation has given us the opportunity to work with other charities and advocates that are doing amazing work to bring life-saving awareness, support and research to young men in their communities.

We come together to share best-practise and medical information; offering a common voice to our common goal – to save lives through early detection and to improve the lives of those affected by testicular cancer.

For further information about these groups please visit their websites:

Robotic Surgery Simulator

12th January 2019

The Robotic Surgery Simulator funded by UCARE has been delivered to the Churchill Hospital Cancer Centre.

The news of the arrival of the scanner was announced in an Oxford University Hospital Newsletter.

We are very grateful to those individuals and local companies who have given so generously to help us establish Oxford as a serious player in international robotic surgery and training.

Alistair Lamb,
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciencest

Read more about the Robotic Surgery Simulator.