A CAMPAIGN to encourage men to grow a moustache in return for sponsorship from family and friends is launched today (1) by the Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, a specialist imaging charity at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood.

Fund-raising manager Sofia Sheikh said: “Better scanning is vital to improved diagnosis and monitoring of cancer and can make cancer treatment much more effective. With more funding, we can do even more.”

If you’d like to join in, call 01923 844 290 (Mondays to Fridays during office hours) or email appeals@stricklandscanner.org.uk

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Every pound you raise in sponsorship by growing a moustache will make a difference to the diagnosis and monitoring of cancer in men at the centre.

  • £100 would help pay for a radiographer for one day, giving men access to top quality care.
  • £500 would help pay for revolutionary new software that will help improve diagnosis of prostate cancer, a big NHS priority.
  • £1,000 would help pay for a brand new PET-CT, MRI or CT scanner, with advanced features.