Men’s Meeting in Hua Hin about Prostate Cancer

The Swedish Association held its first men’s luncheon with the topic of the day being prostate cancer. The luncheon started with some wine tasting held at the restaurant Brasserie de Paris in Hua Hin on Thuesday 13 March.

After lunch Mr. Panupong Kanjanawongdeengam, urologist from Bangkok Hospital held a speech about prostate problems.

The head of the Bangkok Hospital in Hua Hin, Mr. Somarch also attended the luncheon as moderator. Around 40 men gathered for the speech.

The attendees learned more about both early and late symptoms of this common cancer among men – “in particular in the United States prostate cancer is the most common internal cancer in men,” said Mr. Panupong Kanjanawongdeengam who also recommends annual screening for all men over 50 years.

The Vice President of the Swedish Association, Henry Nyborn who arranged the men’s luncheon also held a speech about his own experiences with prostate cancer. During his speech many of the audience also shared their experiences with cancer and also many questions were put to the doctors. 
Member of the board, Lars Olof Fagerström acted as interpreter during the lecture and the following round of questions.

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