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A year of leaps: 2019 was historic for prostate cancer research

6 Dec 2019

The last year saw the announcement of the world’s first precision medicine for prostate cancer and huge progress towards the development of a home urine test. Just some of the things that made 2019 one of the most innovative years in prostate cancer research history.

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.

"A picture of genuine kindness": nurse Amelia Barber wins People's Choice Award

12 Nov 2019

Nurse Amelia Barber, from Guy’s Hospital in London wins the People’s Choice Award winner for her outstanding dedication to supporting men with prostate cancer.

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.

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.

Enzalutamide has similar benefit to chemo when taken with hormone therapy

2 Jun 2019

For the third time in four years, researchers have found a new treatment option to combine with hormone therapy and improve life expectancy for men with advanced prostate cancer.

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.

Focal therapy is put to the test in new trial

8 May 2019

Focal therapy causes fewer side effects when treating localised prostate cancer, so we’re funding a new trial to see if it’s possible to compare it against surgery and radiotherapy.

The Manual: Coping with the emotional fallout from prostate cancer

1 Mar 2019

Health psychologist Dr Emily Robson answers some of your questions and concerns about coping with the emotional fallout from prostate cancer.

LAPCD study reveals lack of support for sexual side effects of prostate cancer treatment

2 Feb 2019

Over 80 per cent of men living between 18 and 42 months after a diagnosis of prostate cancer struggle with poor sexual function, yet fewer than half of these men are offered any support to cope with it.