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Black men are unaware that they’re twice as likely to die from prostate cancer as white men

30 Jul 2015

Guest blogger Dr Alison Cooper, Senior Research Analyst at Prostate Cancer UK, gives us the lowdown on the results of her research.

How one man became a local hero

30 Jul 2015

BLOG: “Am I speaking to Patrick Patterson?” a woman at the end of the telephone said.

Owen Sharp steps down as Chief Executive of Prostate Cancer UK

23 Jul 2015

Chief Executive Owen Sharp is leaving Prostate Cancer UK after four and a half years at the helm.

On tour for the 1 in 4

23 Jul 2015

BLOG: This summer Prostate Cancer UK is going on tour to reach Black men and make more people aware of the higher risk of prostate cancer. Nick Wright investigates why, what we're going to do and how you can get involved.

The Manual: Getting active – your questions answered

21 Jul 2015

We’ve all heard that exercise is good for us, but what do we actually know about the links between physical activity and prostate cancer? And how can we fit exercise in to our own daily lives?

Prostate cancer and me: Ade Akinbiyi

17 Jul 2015

A lot of money has changed hands for footballer Ade (Adeola) Akinbiyi. He’s played in the premiership for Leicester and Crystal Palace and internationally for his parents’ native Nigeria. In January 2014, Ade, now 40 and working as a Sports Consultant, lost his father. He was devastated, and it wasn’t until later he found out he’d died of prostate cancer. His dad had kept it to himself. Ade talks about this huge shock, how it’s changed his life and how he feels about his own risk of prostate cancer. Ade is married, with three children and lives in Manchester.