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Beating odds and saving lives: Lloyd Pinder speaks out about his terminal cancer one year on

13 Apr 2017

A year after walking with Jeff Stelling having just been diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, Lloyd Pinder records another moving video about his determination to outlive his prognosis for the sake of his young daughters and to help other men avoid his fate.

Jeff Stelling's March for Men: Why I'm heading into enemy lines

6 Apr 2017

BLOG: In his latest exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling delves into the histories of some of the fiercest footballing rivalries he'll be encountering on his March for Men in June, and reacts to press reports that he's set to retire from Soccer Saturday.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche gives Jeff Stelling his marching orders

6 Apr 2017

Dubbed the 'ginger Mourinho' by Clarets supporters, Premier League manager Sean Dyche tells us why he's backing Jeff Stelling to go further than he's ever walked when his March for Men visits Turf Moor on Monday 12 June, and how the club has helped make getting checked for prostate cancer a point of pride for its fans.

Walk to work this Friday and help men like Keith take prostate cancer in their stride

5 Apr 2017

After his prostate cancer diagnosis, Keith Gillham set out on a 56-mile walk from his home to our offices to raise money and awareness of the disease. Now with Walk to Work Day this Friday, he wants everyone to take up the challenge of a fundraising walk and show their support for men like him.

29,000 voices backed our petition, but the NHS is still going ahead with their proposed plans

31 Mar 2017

We handed in our ‘Don’t delay funding for vital new drugs and treatments’ petition to NHS England, to urge them to reconsider plans for a new spending cap on treatments. We received an incredible 29,006 signatures, but unfortunately the outcome wasn’t what we hoped for.

Bill Elliott: The majesty of the Masters

29 Mar 2017

Our golf ambassador Bill Elliott knows the Augusta National Golf Club like the back of his hand. While he's been to 35 Masters tournaments, the club, the course and the tournament still get him in a spin. Here we find out why, and who he thinks will stay calm and pull on the coveted Green Jacket in the year’s first major.

Vardy sets straight Twitter fiasco and plans to march with Jeff Stelling

22 Mar 2017

While Leicester City's Jamie Vardy was scoring for England against Germany last March, it was a lesser-known James Vardy whose name was on the lips of Jeff Stelling and his Sky Sports colleagues, as he joined them on the Men United March. He tells us why he's walking with Jeff again this year, how his involvement led him to get his own health checked, and the perils of errant Twitter followers every time Jamie Vardy scores.

We're out and about in Wales this week

22 Mar 2017

BLOG: This week we’re actively campaigning in Wales to improve treatment and support for local men.

"Being told I could be incontinent was the most frightening thing I've ever heard"

21 Mar 2017

For many men, the side effects of prostate cancer treatment can be as daunting as the disease itself. Wildlife photographer Gary tells us how the shock of his diagnosis was compounded by fears of incontinence after having surgery, and what he did to give himself the best chance of preventing it.