National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, Orchid, Acid Survivors Trust International and the Bahu Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Research by Cancer Research UK’s Cambridge Institute has found that up to half of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are being given false hope by tests that are underestimating the severity of their disease.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Two-thirds of men do not know how to check themselves for testicular cancer, according to research by the male cancer charity Orchid.

See BBC News for full story

Acid Survivors Trust International says a rise in the number of acid attacks in the UK in the past year could be gang-related, because data from hospital admissions shows that most of the victims are male.

See The Guardian for full story

The Muslim charity the Bahu Trust says Birmingham City Council’s decision to freeze the recruitment of school governors while it investigates claims of an "Islamic takeover plot" is "a very extreme, knee-jerk reaction".

See BBC News for full story

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