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'Ten years to tame prostate cancer':

New Director of Research joins us to lead the next stage of our research programme

4 Mar 2019

Prostate Cancer UK appoints Dr David Montgomery to lead our research programme by bringing his experience in medicine and the pharmaceutical industry to help ensure that men get the benefits of breakthroughs in the lab as soon as possible.

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.

From hi-tech scans to ripped genes: another year of breakthrough research

28 Dec 2017

BLOG: Dr Ian Le Guillou looks back at some of 2017's highlights from the world of prostate cancer research – all of which we had a hand in bringing about thanks to your generous donations.

New blood test results reveal potential of liquid biopsies to deliver precision medicine for prostate cancer

19 Jun 2017

Researchers at the Institute of Cancer Research have created a powerful new three-in-one blood test, which could help doctors monitor whether a treatment is working and how a man's cancer is responding. We examine the results and find out why it's another step in the creation of targeted treatments for prostate cancer.

New chairman rides into Prostate Cancer UK hailing "exciting times ahead"

15 Mar 2017

Charles Packshaw joins us to head up our Board of Trustees after a 30-year career in the City of London. He tells us why the appointment means so much to him personally and how he intends to break his PB at his next cycling fundraiser for us.

Progress and promise in a fast-moving year since the launch of our life-saving strategy

3 Mar 2017

BLOG: It's been 12 months since we launched our ambitious plan to halve prostate cancer deaths in a decade, and we’ve already taken some huge steps towards our goal. Our chief executive, Angela Culhane, reflects on the progress we’ve made and the exciting work still to come.

Researchers discover new genetic signature for aggressive prostate cancer

1 Mar 2017

We welcome today's reports of a new test by scientists at the University of East Anglia to determine whether a prostate cancer is aggressive or not, but the tell-tale pattern of 45 specific genes hasn't yet been proven to work for all men.

Famous faces front taboo-busting billboard campaign urging black men to know their risk

16 Jan 2017

Boxer David Haye, Chuka Umunna MP and Olympic medallist Linford Christie are among the black celebrities leading the charge in a major new awareness drive by Prostate Cancer UK to alert black men about their increased risk of the most common cancer in men.

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.

Millions awarded to brightest research ideas to tackle prostate cancer

25 Aug 2016

From stem cells to bacterial infections, our £2.6 million Research Innovation Awards will fund eight potentially game-changing research projects into our understanding and treatment of prostate cancer to help us meet our ambitious aim of taming the disease within a decade.