The NBCPA is hosting an intersectional event that focuses on race, gender, wellbeing & disability on 2 December 2020 from 12:30pm to 1:45pm.
The event will explore the intersectionality of issues around health, race, gender and wellbeing.
The objectives include:
- Raising awareness of prostate cancer and its devastating impact on BAME communities.
- To reflect on how to bring our whole, healthy selves to work, and not let social and cultural embarrassments get in the way of health and wellbeing, so we can live and work our best lives.
The session will be delivered by Friends and Bredrins (FAB).
Friends and Bredrins is a cancer support and self-help group based in Nottingham, the aim of which is to help all Caribbean and African men and all other ethnic minorities. They want to create greater awareness of prostate cancer and to support those affected by this disease.
- 1 in 4 Black men, 1 in 8 white men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. From 2018 survey provided by Prostate Cancer UK England.
- Prostate cancer has been the number one most diagnosed from breast, bowel and breast cancer.
- 40,000 men in England are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year.
- 9,000 men die from prostate cancer every year.
- 325,000 men are living with prostate cancer.
Follow this link to register.