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Cabazitaxel decision in Scotland finally ends UK variation in NHS drug access

12 Dec 2016

Today's Scottish green light for the chemotherapy drug means the same key treatments for advanced prostate cancer are now routinely available to eligible men in all the home nations.

From rust to riches: how Margo the Mini raised £13k for Prostate Cancer UK

9 Dec 2016

An insurance company has a 1969 Mini restored to its former glory, before auctioning it to raise vital funds and awareness of the most common cancer in men.

Testosterone 'floods and droughts' treatment shows early promise

1 Dec 2016

A new type of treatment that alternately floods and starves the body of testosterone has shown good early results in men with advanced prostate cancer, according to new findings revealed today.

Prize pub: winner of our favourite local is a Cornish inn that's well above Par

23 Nov 2016

After months of fundraising by 400 pubs up and down the UK, the bell has sounded for last orders on our competition to find Prostate Cancer UK's favourite local of 2016, with the Par Inn in South Cornwall impressing our expert panel of judges to take the inaugural title.

New PhD researchers will crunch big data to help fight against prostate cancer

23 Nov 2016

With the support of the Movember Foundation, we're funding four PhD students in the crucial field of bioinformatics, using big data to help accelerate our understanding and treatment of prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer patients ‘abandoned to deal with erection problems alone’

17 Nov 2016

Just 13% of UK's local health commissioners provide adequate care for erectile dysfunction, reveal shocking new figures uncovered by Prostate Cancer UK, leaving thousands of men recovering from prostate cancer treatment struggling with the devastating effects on their health and relationships.

"My goal in life is to ensure none of my eight brothers dies from prostate cancer"

9 Nov 2016

After an operation successfully got rid of his prostate cancer in 2012, Steve Ellis set about warning his eight brothers of their increased risk of the disease, encouraging them to get tested. He tells us about their mixed reactions and how three have now also been diagnosed.

Turning guidelines into lifelines: NICE agrees to early review of treatment protocol for prostate cancer

8 Nov 2016

BLOG: After Prostate Cancer UK bombarded the health authority with substantial evidence and demanded changes, NICE announced they will now undertake an exceptional review of their prostate cancer clinical guidelines. Our CEO, Angela Culhane, explains why it will mean life-saving new diagnosis and treatment should reach thousands of men sooner than expected.

Game-changing charity partnership scoops prize at Football Business Awards

4 Nov 2016

Our ongoing partnership with the League Manager's Association – which has seen the likes of Arsene Wenger, Sir Alex Ferguson and Ray Wilkins get behind the cause – is given a prestigious award for raising awareness of prostate cancer among football fans, players and managers.

We can have world-class treatment for men with prostate cancer despite the NHS funding crisis

1 Nov 2016

BLOG: While doom-laden reports about chronic underfunding appear daily in the news, the NHS is still committed to transforming cancer treatment in the UK by 2020. So is it all just pie in the sky? Our Policy Manager, Phillip Anderson, doesn't think so, but argues we must get smarter about making our case for investment in prostate cancer if we're going to get the best deal for men.