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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.

MANarama campaign raises £150k in six weeks for our vital work

17 Oct 2018

Vanarama's historic rebrand of the National League is hailed for raising huge awareness of prostate cancer, as well as donations from every vehicle leased, with Kevin Webber joining the cheque presentation on Non-League Day.

Advanced prostate cancer: your questions answered about the disease affecting Bill Turnbull

16 Oct 2018

BLOG: Like more than 15,000 men each year in the UK, Bill Turnbull was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer last November. Our Specialist Nurse, Emma Craske, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about the disease and where you can find more information and support.

Opening up about the mental toll of prostate cancer and how to cope with it

10 Oct 2018

To mark World Mental Health Day, we're highlighting the often overlooked emotional impacts of prostate cancer. We spoke to men with the disease about their mental health challenges and ask what their, our Specialist Nurses' and your tips are for maintaining your emotional wellbeing.

Reprogramming rogue immune cells to fight prostate cancer

9 Oct 2018

As part of our Research Innovation Awards, we’re funding Professor Claire Lewis at the University of Sheffield to see if it's possible to train men’s own immune systems to fight back at prostate cancer and prevent it from returning. She explains the fascinating 'Trojan horse' science behind this new example of Immunotherapy research.

Our five Budget demands: time to get serious about catching prostate cancer early

9 Oct 2018

BLOG: Ahead of the Budget announcement on 29 October, our chief executive Angela Culhane explains why now is the time to really crack earlier diagnosis of the most common cancer in men and the key investments needed to make sure it happens.