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10 fun ways to help deliver a prostate cancer vaccine this Christmas

29 Nov 2019

This Christmas, we're trying to harness the power of the immune system to fight prostate cancer for the first time. We need your help to raise a million pounds to fund potentially ground-breaking research.

Brookside legend Dean Sullivan reveals he was treated for prostate cancer

26 Nov 2019

Ahead of hosting our Carol concert in Liverpool this December, legendary British actor Dean Sullivan, known for playing lovable rogue Jimmy Corkhill in Brookside, speaks about his treatment and diagnosis.

Bernie would be thrilled to know he’s part of raising £1 million this Christmas.

7 Nov 2019

Sue McDermott talks about her husband Bernie's commitment to new research, and how Christmas is different without him around.

Meet the legends whose powerful words about prostate cancer are emblazoned on a one-off football

25 Oct 2019

This bright blue and orange Vanarama X Prostate Cancer UK match ball is the first time ever a one-off ball has been used in a Non-League fixture, and it's emblazoned with messages from four Prostate Cancer UK legends.

Bill Turnbull: on chemo and the making of his documentary, Staying Alive

22 Oct 2019

Ahead of tonight's documentary we spoke to our ambassador Bill Turnbull about diagnosis, chemotherapy and the Turnbull/Fry effect.

Prostate cancer nurse: how walking football helped me cope with my own diagnosis

26 Sep 2019

Rob is a seriously good goalkeeper and a clinical nurse specialist who found out he had prostate cancer a few months ago. He spoke to us about how his expertise helped him calm his family's worries, and how walking football helped him feel himself again (while earning some international caps).

The recurring anxiety of cancer coming back

31 Jul 2019

When David Frederick was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016, he was surprisingly calm. Only when he started telling friends and family, did he realise just how much a cancer diagnosis can send your world spinning. Three years on, he’s still not out of the woods.

When a first treatment for localised prostate cancer isn’t enough

31 Jul 2019

When Martin was first treated for his localised prostate cancer, he still felt like something wasn’t right. Years of anxiety later, he got the news he was dreading: his cancer had come back. Now, Martin’s trying to stay positive, and we’re making sure men in the future won’t have to go through the same ordeal he did.

Separating fact from fiction: Revealing the truth behind common prostate cancer myths.

30 Jul 2019

There are so many myths out there about prostate cancer and lots of misunderstanding about who is at risk, how to be tested and when to have treatment. Our Specialist Nurse Meg lays the facts on the line.