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Srixon tee-up new prostate cancer awareness drive backed by top golf pros

17 Feb 2017

The golf gear manufacturer will make a donation to Prostate Cancer UK for every sale of its new range of balls, recruiting some of the game's famous names to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men.

We're urging the Prime Minister to end the NHS crisis - and we're ready to help

15 Feb 2017

BLOG: Today, Prostate Cancer UK and 67 other charities signed a joint letter to the Prime Minister, urging the government to use the Spring Budget to give the NHS the money it needs to end the current crisis. Our Change Delivery Manager, Martin Abrams, explains why the NHS's whole future is at stake.

"I remember Valentine’s Day fondly now, but in the early years it was very painful"

14 Feb 2017

Last Valentine's Day, Janet Daykin told us about a short but extraordinary walk for a romantic meal with her late husband, which meant so much to them before he died of advanced prostate cancer. She explains why she now wants to do another emotionally-charged walk on our March for Men in June.

Bill Arthur: "I’m very excited to join Jeff and full of admiration for what he's taking on"

9 Feb 2017

It was fellow Sky Sports presenter Bill Arthur's brush with prostate cancer that inspired Jeff Stelling to take up his original multi-marathon march for Prostate Cancer UK. The rugby league-reporting stalwart tells us why he's proud to be joining his friend and a whole host of other sporting legends once again for this year's March for Men.

Golf club captain hails record £14,500 donation to Prostate Cancer UK in just one year

8 Feb 2017

North Hants Golf Club raised the astonishing sum after Chris Traill chose us as his designated charity in honour of his late dad.

Jeff Stelling’s March for Men blog: Why I'm back for more in 2017

2 Feb 2017

In the first of his exclusive columns for Prostate Cancer UK, Soccer Saturday presenter Jeff Stelling explains why he's lacing up his boots again to take on 15 walking marathons in 15 days, from Exeter to Newcastle, in June this year.

Selfie sensation Kurt Jewson one year on: "I’m now 'Pants man' to all my friends"

30 Jan 2017

A year ago, Kurt Jewson crashed our website after a selfie he shared on Facebook went viral. He tells us what happened in the whirlwind of media attention that followed, and how he hopes recent treatment could finally leave him cancer-free.

Jeff Stelling's back on the march: "I couldn't sit on my backside and do nothing about it"

28 Jan 2017

After his epic fundraising march last year, walking ten marathons in ten days for Prostate Cancer UK, the Soccer Saturday host is back and looking to make it 15 marathons this time with an astonishing £500k target. He tells us why he's so keen to go through the punishing highs and lows all over again.

Who's the Man? The story behind the badge that every football manager is wearing

27 Jan 2017

A man-shaped pin-badge has graced the lapel of almost every football manager and Sky Sports pundit in recent years. Now the same 'Man of Men' logo appears in the squad number on all EFL players' shirts. But just who is the man and what's it all about? We explain all and speak to Preston North End manager Simon Grayson about his moving reasons for wearing the badge.

Only a third of men currently benefit from 'biggest leap forward in diagnosis for decades'

20 Jan 2017

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.