PSA test for prostate cancer


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Advisory Panel

Aneez Esmail 
Professor of General Practice, University of Manchester,
Chris Hiley
Head of Policy and Research, The Prostate Cancer Charity
David Weller
Professor of General Practice, University of Edinburgh
Jane Melia
Epidemiologist, Cancer Screening Evaluation Unit, Institute of Cancer Research
Joseph Sweetman
Research co-ordinator, Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London,
Lucy Brindle
Roberts Academic Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton
Michael Stewart
Patient representative
Nick Mylne
Patient representative
Paul Hewitson
Senior Research Officer, Cancer Research UK, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
Peter Holding
Co-ordinating lead nurse, Prostate testing for cancer and treatment (ProtecT) study, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
Simon Brewster
Consultant urological surgeon, The Churchill hospital, Oxford
Sue Ziebland
Research Director - Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
TJ Day
Co-ordinator Informed Choice, NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

Supported by:
UK National Screening Committee

Grant holders:
Sue Ziebland
Ann McPherson


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