The Men and Cancer Symposium at Leeds Metropolitan University on 16 November 2006 examined epidemiology, risk factors, men's health behaviour, men's presentation with cancer and the treatment they receive.
Chaired by the National Cancer Director, Mike Richards, the invited audience recommended a systematic review of the evidence on men and cancer, addressing both quantitative and qualitative issues. They said this should be used as the basis for the longer-term development of a men and cancer research strategy.
The symposium concluded that there were three areas where the need for work was already clear:
The Full Proceedings — Tackling The Excess Incidence of Cancer in Men — are available to download below as are the presentations of the five keynote speakers:
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