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'Health and Social Care Professionals':

Extra funds for nurse training welcome, but our survey shows workforce under huge strain

5 Sep 2019

The Government's spending review included the promise of funding to train Clinical Nurse Specialists, but more action is needed to address a massively strained workforce.

New guidelines prompt doctors to offer active surveillance for low risk cancers

9 May 2019

We publish new best practice guidelines on active surveillance, as NICE advise it should be offered to men with low risk localised prostate cancer.

Shock survey reveals half of UK GPs are ‘drastically’ unaware of black men’s increased risk

5 Sep 2017

Courtney Pine, Gladstone Small and Paul Barber are the latest black celebrities to join our Stronger Knowing More campaign, after our worrying new poll raises fears of a fatal lack of awareness among doctors and patients about black men's higher risk of prostate cancer.

Listening, adjusting and alerting: how one of our nurses helps dying men to live

29 Apr 2016

Funded by us, Lucy Baker works as a Specialist Prostate Cancer Palliative Care Nurse supporting men in their final year of life. Here she describes how her role helped three men deal with the pain, anxiety and immobility of their disease.

On the frontline: the health professionals doing mo' with your money

23 Nov 2015

Meet the vital clinical staff we fund, with support from Movember, to help smooth and improve the process of treatment for men with prostate cancer.

Patient educators transform health professionals’ understanding of men with prostate cancer

19 Aug 2015

The results of a new evaluation show the huge impact our volunteers are having in improving the diagnosis and treatment of men, after more than two years of influential talks to clinical workers across the UK.

Prostate cancer specialist nursing under threat as numbers of men affected set to soar

13 Mar 2015

The prostate cancer specialist nursing workforce is facing a bleak and uncertain future if urgent action is not taken, according to new research commissioned by Prostate Cancer UK. And prostate cancer is predicted to become the most common cancer overall by 2030.