Prof Malcolm Mason
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Cardiff professor honoured for prostate cancer research

A Cardiff University professor whose pioneering research helped change the way prostate cancer is treated has been recognised with a major scientific award.

Prof Malcolm Mason was recognised for his research in combining radiotherapy and hormone therapy.

He thanked 1,025 men, mostly from the UK and Canada, who took part in a trial over 10 years.

It showed the combined treatment significantly improved survival rates.

  • 31 May 2013
  • From the section Wales