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New research shines a spotlight on men's tumours to keep hormone therapy working longer

3 Dec 2018

We're funding Dr Alison Tree, an oncologist at the Royal Marsden, to trial a new kind of radiotherapy that keeps hormone therapy working for longer in men with advanced disease. She tells us about the cutting-edge technology behind the potential new treatment and the big hopes she has for it.

Wrexham nurse wins People’s Choice Award for ‘outstanding’ commitment to prostate cancer patients

27 Nov 2018

Voted for by her colleagues, patients and their families, Sandie Jones scoops our inaugural award for her extraordinary 20-year career caring for men – from biopsy to post-treatment support. We spoke to her and one of her grateful patients, and find out why we're campaigning for more nurses like Sandie across the UK.

We welcome health officials’ plans for a new Northern Ireland cancer strategy

22 Nov 2018

After years of us campaigning, Northern Ireland's Department of Health says it's now likely to develop a strategy for the only Home Nation without one – and we're making sure prostate cancer is a key part of it.

Kevin Webber wins JustGiving Award on fourth anniversary of incurable cancer diagnosis

21 Nov 2018

After he received the Endurance Fundraiser of the Year Award last night, we reveal the devastating email Kevin sent to his work colleagues when he first found out he had advanced prostate cancer, and show some exclusive clips from a new documentary being made about him.

The oxygen-boosting precision medicine that could make radiotherapy work for more men

5 Nov 2018

BLOG: Our research comms officer, Ruby Kell, explains how a promising new test we're funding could help identify men whose radiotherapy is likely to fail, then target them with a commonly-used drug that will stop the treatment from being thwarted.

Why the Chancellor has missed a trick on prostate cancer with his pre-Halloween Budget

31 Oct 2018

BLOG: Disappointingly, there were no announcements in the Budget that specifically support men with prostate cancer. But Philip Hammond did announce additional funding for NHS England. Our policy manager, Tim Windle, reflects on a missed opportunity and outlines what NHS England and the devolved nations must do now to improve the future for men with prostate cancer.

Michael Cox's Dutch football quiz

30 Oct 2018

Ahead of next year's Football to Amsterdam cycle ride, we’re celebrating all things orange with a Dutch football quiz. And who better to ask the questions than Zonal Marking’s football guru, Michael Cox. Proost!

“To be honest, I was a bit annoyed by my prostate cancer. I was just approaching retirement”

24 Oct 2018

Nominated by Bill Louden, his best friend for 60 years, Alan Rew has just been announced as McEwan's fourth McNificent Man in our fundraising and awareness partnership with the Scottish brewer. He tells us about overcoming prostate cancer in 2015, how Tai Chi has helped him and why Bill is such a good friend.

We call for upfront radiotherapy for some men with advanced disease to extend more than 3,000 lives a year

22 Oct 2018

The latest results from the STAMPEDE trial have shown immediate radiotherapy with standard hormone therapy could increase the survival of thousands of men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer that hasn't spread too widely. We're now calling for the treatment to be offered to these men as standard on the NHS.