Broomfield hospital to lead the way

PUBLISHED: 09:38 11 March 2008 | UPDATED: 06:56 30 May 2010

BROOMFIELD hospital, located north of Chelmsford, is to lead the way on pioneering research for prostrate cancer. The hospital is the first in the UK to provide a new PCA3 (Prostate cancer gene 3) test which tests the activity of a gene closely related to

BROOMFIELD hospital, located north of Chelmsford, is to lead the way on pioneering research for prostrate cancer.

The hospital is the first in the UK to provide a new PCA3 (Prostate cancer gene 3) test which tests the activity of a gene closely related to the cancer.

Commencing on March 10 is the UK's prostate cancer awareness week and it is hoped that this new test, available on the NHS, will provide a much more effective way of detecting prostrate cancer.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Dunmow Broadcast. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Dunmow Broadcast