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NHS answers our call: men with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer can access treatment during covid-19 crisis

7 May 2020

Thanks to you, treatments that are as effective as chemotherapy are now available for men to take at home.

mpMRI: progress in improving availability of best scans for diagnosis

3 Mar 2020

New data shows more men are getting access to the best scans for diagnosis, but there's more work to do.

Prostate cancer now most commonly diagnosed cancer in England

28 Jan 2020

New data shows prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. Here's why it's not all bad news, and what we do next.

As prostate cancer deaths hit all-time high, we renew our MANifesto

16 Jan 2020

Our response to new data showing prostate cancer deaths hit a record high of 12,000 in one year.

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 self-management programme could save NHS resources and support men better

21 May 2019

Allowing men to access test results online provides just as good support while saving the NHS money.

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.

'Fantastic news' as health officials confirm Northern Ireland will finally get cancer strategy

7 Mar 2019

After years of us campaigning, Northern Ireland's Department of Health says it will now develop a strategy for the only Home Nation without one – and we're making sure prostate cancer is a key part of it.

NHS Long Term Plan verdict: a basis for saving more lives but limited on treatments and staffing

8 Jan 2019

BLOG: This week, the Government unveiled its new 10-year plan for the NHS in England. We scrutinised all 136 pages of it to find out what impacts it could have for men being treated or diagnosed for prostate cancer, and how it could help – or hinder – our own plans.

New NICE guidelines should make high-tech scans and treatment advances standard on NHS

12 Dec 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended pre-biopsy mpMRI scans and a host of other improvements to diagnosis and treatments for prostate cancer become standard NHS practice across the UK. While we back the proposals, we're calling for enough scanners and trained staff to deliver them.