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Celebrities bring show of strength and awareness to Birmingham festival

19 Jul 2017

Footballers Viv Anderson, Matt Murray and Joleon Lescott are among the famous names who have donated prized possessions that inspire strength to our Stronger Knowing More exhibition at the Simmer Down Festival this weekend, raising awareness of black men's increased risk of prostate cancer and the need to get talking about it.

Carl Froch: "Ultimately, awareness saves lives"

10 Jul 2017

Four-time World Super-Middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch is the latest big name from the worlds of sport, showbiz, music and media to join the star-studded Celebrity Challenge Trophy grid at this summer’s Silverstone Classic, racing to raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.

Thousands March for Men in London, Leeds and Glasgow over the balmy weekend

20 Jun 2017

The Father's Day weekend saw the launch of our new March for Men events across the UK – and hundreds of families affected by prostate cancer turned out to publicly show the extent of the disease and raise hundreds-of-thousands to help fight it. Here are a few snapshots from the three uplifting and emotional events.

Jeff Stelling steps into the unknown as the March for Men enters 11th day

12 Jun 2017

With his first step across the start line at Burnley on Day 11 of his March for Men, Jeff surpassed the 262-mile distance he walked last year – and it's starting to really hurt. We hear from the people who are walking with Jeff and driving him on to the finish line, five days away in Newcastle.

Jeff Stelling puts his best foot forward: “We march again for men and their families everywhere”

1 Jun 2017

BLOG: With his March for Men less than 24 hours away, Jeff Stelling's final exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK finds the Soccer Saturday presenter in bouyant mood ahead of his 400-mile football pilgrimage from Exeter to Newcastle over 15 days. Not even an early attack of blisters can dampen his excitement.

Why we’re running the London Marathon for Prostate Cancer UK

20 Apr 2017

We have 180 brave men and women ready to run this year's London Marathon for us at the weekend, including former rugby league international Kevin Sinfield. We find out some of the very personal reasons why they've decided to fundraise to fight the most common cancer in men.

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.

When the Saints go marching in to Wembley...

24 Feb 2017

In his regular column for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling looks ahead to the EFL Cup final, a trip to Manchester United in June and welcomes a video of support by a legendary striker.

Jeff Stelling’s back on the march: "I couldn’t sit on my backside and do nothing about it"

28 Jan 2017

After his epic fundraising march last year, walking ten marathons in ten days for Prostate Cancer UK, the Soccer Saturday host is back and looking to make it 15 marathons this time with an astonishing £500k target. He tells us why he's so keen to go through the punishing highs and lows all over again.

"I'm driving to help find a better way to diagnose prostate cancer"

12 Sep 2016

Hospital consultant Julian O’Neill is taking part in the inaugural Jaguar E-type Round Britain Coastal Drive – which starts today – in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, joining the route for the Bridlington to Cromer leg. He tells us about his own experiences of the disease and how he hopes the money he raises will help improve future diagnosis and treatment.