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Villa’s Stephen Clemence talks of dad’s prostate cancer ahead of Championship play-off final

18 May 2018

A week before the most lucrative game in English football, the Aston Villa coach reveals how his family has privately dealt with the impact prostate cancer has had on his father – the former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence – and why the play-offs are the best way to go up.

Journalist battling chemo to cycle to Amsterdam admits: "I've not ridden a bike since I was 15!"

18 May 2018

After being diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer 18 months ago, the veteran sports writer Ralph Ellis is determined to beat the odds. But even he was surprised when his son challenged him to cycle 145 miles together in our Football to Amsterdam fundraising ride next month. We spoke to him about how he's getting on.

"It’s so important the football family comes together to help stop prostate cancer being a killer"

17 May 2018

Former Liverpool and Bristol Rovers defender Nick Tanner tells us how his late father's generosity has spurred him on to raise thousands of pounds for Prostate Cancer UK, what his famous former teammates are doing to help, and why he's so proud to be joining another March for Men this summer.

For family, friends and loved ones – why we're running the London Marathon

19 Apr 2018

We've got 168 heroes running for us in the London Marathon on Sunday, all of them with very personal reasons for wanting to help us beat the most common cancer in men. We find out who will be on the minds of six of them as they push themselves over 26 gruelling miles.

"The photograph below isn’t just emotion running high because of a wedding"

11 Apr 2018

"They say a picture paints a thousand words. This one captures the fear, anxiety, stress, worry and relief from a battle with prostate cancer, and making it through the other side to walk your daughter up the aisle." Find out why Debra Telford and her family will be Marching for Men again this summer.

The Real Full Monty is back bigger and barer – watch celebs strip off for us live tonight

28 Mar 2018

Last year, Wayne Sleep and Danny John-Jules prepared to bare all for us in one the biggest TV hits of 2017. Tonight, a fresh group of celebrity men will learn a new super-sized version of the sexy Full Monty routine from scratch before stripping fully to raise awareness and funds for cancer charities.

FirstGroup smashes fundraising target to raise £1.5m for us as partnership comes to an end

22 Mar 2018

We've printed a million booklets, reached millions of passengers with our life-saving messages and given awareness talks to thousands of employees, all thanks to the generosity and support of the bus and rail operator over the last three years.

Columnist George Monbiot urges others not to “let fear rule your life” after prostate cancer diagnosis

15 Mar 2018

The environmental journalist and activist is the latest high-profile man to open up about having prostate cancer, after writing a searingly honest column giving his three top tips for keeping upbeat in the face of the disease.

The black golfers saving men's lives

15 Mar 2018

For the last six years, the African Caribbean Golf Association has been challenging taboos and raising awareness of a disease that hits one-in-four black men. We meet four of its members and find out how it all began.

Bill Turnbull reveals prostate cancer diagnosis ahead of Bake Off appearance

13 Mar 2018

The former BBC Breakfast presenter says his cancer has spread to his bones and urges men to get their prostates checked.