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Kevin Webber wins JustGiving Award on fourth anniversary of incurable cancer diagnosis

21 Nov 2018

After he received the Endurance Fundraiser of the Year Award last night, we reveal the devastating email Kevin sent to his work colleagues when he first found out he had advanced prostate cancer, and show some exclusive clips from a new documentary being made about him.

“To be honest, I was a bit annoyed by my prostate cancer. I was just approaching retirement”

24 Oct 2018

Nominated by Bill Louden, his best friend for 60 years, Alan Rew has just been announced as McEwan's fourth McNificent Man in our fundraising and awareness partnership with the Scottish brewer. He tells us about overcoming prostate cancer in 2015, how Tai Chi has helped him and why Bill is such a good friend.

Opening up about the mental toll of prostate cancer and how to cope with it

10 Oct 2018

To mark World Mental Health Day, we're highlighting the often overlooked emotional impacts of prostate cancer. We spoke to men with the disease about their mental health challenges and ask what their, our Specialist Nurses' and your tips are for maintaining your emotional wellbeing.

Bill Turnbull pays tribute to late Wycombe Wanderers hero as he continues cancer treatment

5 Oct 2018

We caught up with the former BBC Breakfast presenter and Chairboys fan at Adams Park, where he gave a pre-match speech in memory of Howard Kennedy after the club legend's recent death from prostate cancer.

“What made the chemo side effects tolerable was knowing they'd be good for the film!”

17 Sep 2018

When Jeremy Nicholl was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer last year, the 60-year-old photographer decided to film himself undergoing treatment with early docetaxel and hormone therapy, releasing them online as a series called My Beautiful Cancer. We talk to him about why the filming helped him cope with his symptoms and what the public reaction has been to his starkly honest videos.

Who’s the Man? The story behind the badge that every football manager is wearing

10 Aug 2018

A man-shaped pin-badge has graced the lapel of almost every football manager and Sky Sports pundit in recent years. But just who is the man and what's it all about? Former Sunderland, Preston North End and Bradford manager Simon Grayson explains all, including the very personal reasons he has for wearing the badge.

“It doesn’t matter what strip you wear, what’s in your heart is the important thing”

3 Aug 2018

With another EFL season about to get underway, Peter Gilham – Brentford FC's PA announcer and fan favourite – tells us how the club has supported him through his prostate cancer diagnosis, and why he thinks it's so important the football family continues to support Prostate Cancer UK.

Ray & Stephen Clemence: football, family and facing the future together

3 Aug 2018

Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. A long-time ambassador for us, we met up with him and his son, Stephen – a first-team coach at Aston Villa – to talk about the impact prostate cancer has had on their relationship, following in eachother's footballing footsteps, and why they’re the best of friends when they’re not on the golf course.

“As soon as I realised I'd get attention, I wanted it to raise awareness and money for prostate cancer”

20 Jul 2018

During the World Cup, Danny McLaughlin became something of a celebrity as a lookalike for England striker Harry Kane, appearing in newspapers and on ITV's Lorraine. But behind it all was a desire to tell his family story and warn others about prostate cancer, after recently losing his dad and grandad to the disease.

World record-breaking golfer nears £25k fundraising target

13 Jul 2018

Over his 50-year golfing career, Dick Seamer has bested Jack Nicklaus and holds the record for the lowest nine holes as an amateur. But after surviving prostate cancer in 2013, the captain of West Kent Golf Club has concentrated his efforts on raising funds for us with his successful annual golf days.