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Tackling the toughest race on earth

28 Apr 2015

When Angus McCaffery’s father-in-law died two years ago, Angus wanted to do something incredible in his memory. He chose the Marathon des Sables – the most gruelling foot race in the world.

We celebrate a year of putting cancer support on the doorstep for men in Wales with the ManVan

27 Apr 2015

Wales’ first ManVan, a 38ft American-style motorhome converted to bring dedicated mobile cancer support to communities across Wales, is celebrating a year on the road. The van has been delivering much-needed support and information to men affected by prostate or testicular cancer in areas where services like these are limited or non-existent.

Magic Weekend: It’s a kinda magic

27 Apr 2015

From 30-31 May, Newcastle will play host to one of the biggest weekends in the rugby league calendar, Magic Weekend. Six matches will be played in two jam-packed days in one stadium, St James’ Park. Two men who have led Sky Sports’ rugby league coverage over the past two decades Bill Arthur and Eddie Hemmings tell us everything we need to know…

Positive results from trial of ovarian cancer drug in men with prostate cancer make a splash at US conference

23 Apr 2015

Prostate Cancer UK and Movember funded researchers have grabbed attention from scientists and the media both here and in the US after presenting their results at a high profile American cancer conference.

The Manual: Dealing with prostate cancer at the end of life

22 Apr 2015

EastEnders viewers have said a final goodbye to character Stan Carter, whose funeral took place this week. Over the last few months we've seen him dealing, in his own way, with the knowledge that he was going to die of prostate cancer. Here we answer difficult questions about coping with the news that you don't have long left to live, including some of the practical matters that may prey on your mind.

Prostate cancer and me: Rudolph Walker

22 Apr 2015

These days Rudolph Walker OBE is probably best known for his role as Patrick Trueman on BBC’s EastEnders. But the actor has also been an ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK for ten years. Rudolph tells us how prostate cancer has touched his life and his family and why he’s so committed to making black men aware of their increased risk. And he talks about EastEnders character Stan Carter who died of prostate cancer in the series this month.

What a difference a year makes: Find out what happened next to our superhumans by the sea

21 Apr 2015

BLOG: This guest blog comes from 50-year-old Kevin Webber. If you read our first article about Kevin, you’ll definitely want to know what happened next in his mind-blowing quest to run, walk or crawl the Brighton Marathon 14 weeks into chemotherapy. It’s race day.