Penwortham man to climb Snowdon after beating prostate cancer

Robin Campbell to take part in hiking challenge for prostate cancer research

This month, a Preston resident will climb Snowdon to raise money for prostate cancer research to increase survival rates and improve quality of life for men with cancer of the prostate.


In January 2021, Robin Campbell of Penwortham was diagnosed with stage 2/3 prostate cancer, although after a prostatectomy he was declared cancer free. The 68-year-old now has regular check-ups every six months.

To raise awareness of the disease, on Saturday June 18, Robin and fellow hiker Trevor Theobald will take part in a hiking challenge involving a 13-mile circular route to the summit of Snowdon in Wales.

Read more: The Rosemère Cancer Center will receive a new radiotherapy treatment

This is one of many events taking place as part of Snowdonia for Science 2022, Prostate Cancer Research’s annual fundraising hiking challenge, located in the heart of Snowdonia and offering specially designed routes for all levels.

Trevor encouraged Robin to take a blood test which led to the diagnosis, the two are now encouraging others to do the same as this type of cancer affects many men today and early treatment often leads to success

Currently £2,000 has been raised for the cause, but more donations are always encouraged.

To support the cause, visit Robin and Trevor’s fundraising page.

See what’s happening near you by entering your postcode below or visit InYourArea

Read more: See the latest news and headlines from Preston

Source link