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New type of ultrasound shows promise at spotting aggressive prostate cancer in study we funded

23 Apr 2018

New research backed by us and the Movember Foundation has shown that a type of ultrasound scan, which can detect the stiffness of the prostate, may be able to spot aggressive cancer.

Genetics researchers find new avenues for prostate cancer treatments

17 Apr 2018

An international group of researchers has identified dozens more genes that are potentially involved in the growth of prostate cancer. This could lead to new ways of treating the disease.

How your support led to Theresa May’s £75 million research promise and why we can't stop now

11 Apr 2018

BLOG: After Theresa May’s announcement of £75 million for prostate cancer research, Ian le Guillou looks at how government and charity funding work together and how your support is critical to bag the big bucks needed for major breakthroughs.

Could exercise prevent prostate cancer spreading to the bones? We’re on the case

5 Apr 2018

A new research project, grant funded by us as part of our £2.7 million Research Innovation Awards scheme announced last month is trying to find new ways to stop cancer spreading to bones.

New trial shows mpMRI scans help to catch more aggressive prostate cancers

20 Mar 2018

Evidence continues to mount for giving men an mpMRI scan before a prostate biopsy after an international trial of 500 men showed that mpMRI-guided biopsies help to catch more aggressive cancers and fewer harmless cancers.

Prostate cancer vaccine among trailblazing research we're backing with £2.7 million

6 Mar 2018

With prostate cancer now the third biggest cancer killer, it is clearer than ever that we need big leaps forward. That’s why we’re awarding £2.7 million to UK scientists to fund some of the most exciting and revolutionary ideas.

Where are the increased prostate cancer deaths coming from?

10 Feb 2018

BLOG: Angela Culhane, our CEO, discusses in further detail the reasons behind this change in figures announced last week.

We call on UK to step up as new figures show prostate cancer now a bigger killer than breast cancer

2 Feb 2018

For the first time, more men are dying from prostate cancer each year than women are from breast cancer, making the male disease the third biggest cancer killer in the UK. We find out why and urge the public to March for Men with us this summer to help curb the trend.

Obesity link to the spread of prostate cancer made clearer in new genetic research

26 Jan 2018

US scientists experimenting on mice have discovered that a high-fat diet as well as genetics can determine whether localised prostate cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Dr Sophie Lutter takes an in-depth look at the science and what it could mean for men with the disease.

The story behind the shock statistic: one man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes

9 Jan 2018

In recent media campaigns, we’ve been using the statistic that one man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes and men are taking notice. But what does it mean for an individual man? We explain the facts behind the figure.