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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.

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.

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.

"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.

Taking the piss: Football to Amsterdam cyclists visit Norwich research labs to investigate urinary testing

27 Oct 2016

The Ipswich Town FC cycling team, which has raised £150,000 riding in our Football to Amsterdam event, visit the University of East Anglia to find out how they’re using the money to prove a link between advanced prostate cancer and bacterial infections using urine samples. It’s a topic that brings back sore memories for one of the cycling team’s members, former England captain Terry Butcher.

From barracks to behind bars: how our awareness talks go beyond barriers

26 Oct 2016

Whether it's the local library or a prison block, our passionate volunteers go to extraordinary lengths to raise awareness of prostate cancer in their communities. Here, four of them describe the challenges and rewards of giving a talk in more unusual circumstances.