Showing 22 articles tagged
'Advanced prostate cancer':

"I can’t say how lucky I feel to have had so much quality time after a very bleak initial prognosis"

8 Dec 2017

Alan Oliver was the face of our Christmas campaign last year, talking about how abiraterone had afforded him more time with his family and sharing his brilliant poem about prostate cancer. A year on, he tells us how his treatment is going now and unveils his latest poetic ode to keeping your spirits up.

"I realised saving my leg for another day that may not happen was both selfish and hypocritical"

16 Nov 2017

BLOG: Having helped raise more than £200k for us since he was diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in 2014, our incredible ambassador Kevin Webber has been chosen as the Charity Champion for this year's #GivingTuesday initiative. In this exclusive blog he describes his latest ultramarathon in the wilds of Iceland, and why helping a friend finish his own marathon challenge afterwards was worth a very painful leg.

Major new research programme kickstarts precision medicine revolution for incurable prostate cancer

31 Oct 2017

Our new precision medicine research programme aims to tailor treatments based on the genetic make-up of a man’s prostate cancer. The results could extend the lives of more than 9,000 men with advanced disease every year in the UK.

"Dad would be over the moon about the new research – you need hope going up against prostate cancer"

31 Oct 2017

Hayley Yarnley knows how much our new precision medicine research programme could have helped her father, Bernie, who died from advanced prostate cancer last December. She describes how the births of her children kept him going during his treatment, and why he was convinced scientists would one day find a cure.

Swapping Belfast for Seattle: why a spot of travel could lead to a new treatment for advanced disease

30 Oct 2017

In this guest blog Dr Chris Armstrong – Marcher, Mo grower and ambitious researcher – explains what he hopes to achieve with the Travelling Prize Fellowship we’ve just awarded him and how this critical leg up the academic research ladder will benefit men with prostate cancer.

Research centre attracts royal interest as groundbreaking trials continue to deliver

22 Sep 2017

The Duchess of Gloucester met with researchers and clinical triallists on a royal visit to our Belfast-Manchester Movember Centre of Excellence, where attempts to find new ways to tackle advanced prostate cancer are already showing exciting early results.

If you’re confronting death because of prostate cancer, we’re here for you

8 May 2017

While most men survive prostate cancer, one man every hour dies from the disease. As Dying Matters Awareness Week begins, we join together with men confronting advanced prostate cancer to help everyone talk about the ultimate taboo and highlight the support on offer.

Scientists find greater link between men with advanced prostate cancer and inherited gene mutations

7 Jul 2016

Research published today has discovered a far higher proportion of inherited DNA mutations in men with advanced prostate cancer than previously suspected, opening up new possibilities for targeted treatments.

New support for men and their loved ones who are confronting death

9 May 2016

To coincide with Dying Matters Week, we've launched a new section of our website full of practical tips and personal stories to help men with advanced prostate cancer - and the people closest to them - to prepare for the end of their life.

Walk of love: one man's determination to step out with his wife on Valentine's Day

12 Feb 2016

Why a walk to a local restaurant for a romantic meal was such a special moment for one couple dealing with prostate cancer.