After today's confirmation that mpMRI scans before a biopsy can radically improve the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis, figures reveal that just 32% of eligible men currently have access to the procedure because of a shortage of scanners and qualified staff to use them in the NHS.
BLOG: Today's announcement about mpMRI scans before a biopsy is a game-changer for prostate cancer diagnosis. But without Prostate Cancer UK's funding of a pilot project in 2010 thanks to your donations, this ground-breaking research would never have happened, says Dr Ian Le Guillou.
Boxer David Haye, Chuka Umunna MP and Olympic medallist Linford Christie are among the black celebrities leading the charge in a major new awareness drive by Prostate Cancer UK to alert black men about their increased risk of the most common cancer in men.
Super-volunteer Mark Vosper has cumulatively travelled half-way around the globe, raising funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK as a Men United Match Day volunteer. Here, he tells us why.
BLOG: We're only 12 months into our ten-year strategy to tame prostate cancer, but that doesn't mean we haven't already made exciting progress. Our resident expert, Dr Ian Le Guillou, gives us his top ten biggest research breakthroughs (in no particular order) from 2016.
When Sheila McNulty’s husband Tony was diagnosed with prostate cancer, her Bolton Wanderers-supporting family and friends decided to step out with a smile in support of him. She gives us her step-by-step guide to organising a fundraising walk that will make everyone smile.
A new type of treatment for early-stage prostate cancer, using lasers to target tumours without damaging surrounding tissue, could offer a choice for men to avoid surgery or radiotherapy. But further research is needed to determine which cancers it's most suited to and the long-term side effects.
Three-time world champion Martin 'Wolfie' Adams has dominated the darts circuit for over 30 years. As Prostate Cancer UK announces a new partnership with the British Darts Organisation, he tells us about his toughest opponent yet following his diagnosis with prostate cancer earlier this year.
The Royal College of Surgeons finds 90 per cent of men who had surgery or radiotherapy to cure their prostate cancer on the English NHS rated their care as very good. But Prostate Cancer UK is concerned that over-treatment of men with low-risk localised disease hasn't declined.
On Day 14 of our Christmas advent calendar, we celebrate Jean Holloway’s incredible fundraising, the knitted Santa that took her past £15,000, and her late husband Walter, who's memory she does it all in.