London: Prostate cancer generally affects men over 50 and is rare in younger men. It’s the most common type of cancer in men. Around 37,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. Mr Vasco Stevenson informed the Senior Citizens Asian Group, Walthamforest, at the Harmony Hall. Cllr. Mahmmod Hussain organised it where Vasco stevenson, presented slide show to inform all about the Prostate cancer. He further said that age is the strongest risk factor for prostate cancer. He also informed that Some ethnic groups have a greater chance of developing prostate cancer than others. For example, black African and black Caribbean men are more likely to develop prostate cancer than white men. Asian men have a lower risk of developing it. Mr Vasco focused that a high intake of calcium (such as from dairy foods) may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer. However, it’s important not to cut dairy products out altogether, as they provide essential calcium for healthy bones.
All the members attending this seminar were given briefing, and found the session very useful and informative. Chair of the Group Mr Afzal Malik, Secretary Mr Aslam Chughati, thanked Cllr Mahmood Hussain for helping to organise the event and thanked Mr Vasco and Tony for giving up there valuable time. Cllr. Mahmood Hussain also thanked Mr Vasco for his wonderful presentation, also thanked group officers and members for making this a successful event.