The Eastenders actor tells the Sunday Express he hid his cancer from his children for five years, but chose Father's Day to go public and warn others after speaking to us about the family risks of the disease.
We want all families to open up about the most common cancer in men this Father's Day weekend, after new stats reveal more men in the UK have – or have had – prostate cancer than ever before.
Bill Elliott and his son James tell us how a family health crisis turned into a national newspaper campaign, then a life-long commitment to improving awareness and treatment of prostate cancer through golf.
This Father's Day, there will be thousands of families dealing with prostate cancer – and many more remembering dads who have died from the disease. Four of our supporters share their experiences and what makes their dad so special.
When Marlene Graham joked with her ageing father about his sore hip, neither of them had any idea it was the onset of aggressive prostate cancer that would ultimately claim his life just a few months later. She recalls how she went into denial at the time, the customary humour with which her Dad confronted death, and the remarkable events that led her to work for Prostate Cancer UK more than a decade later.
Prostate Cancer UK urges people to have vital talks with their relatives and GP about the most common cancer in men, after our new study reveals half of all UK men don't know about their increased risk of the disease if other family members have had it.
Many families who've been through prostate cancer together will sadly be missing their dads tomorrow, but that doesn't mean they won't be celebrating them. Three tell us why their dads were so important to them.
This weekend, we're urging sons and daughters to have a three-minute conversation with their dad about prostate cancer that could save their lives, after a new poll finds more than a quarter of people dodge talking about health issues with their fathers.
After being estranged for five years, Brian White reluctantly met with his dad at a party and learnt of a family history of prostate cancer for the first time. The revelation went on to save the 42-year-old's life and helped him rebuild a relationship with his father.
From climbing a hill to watching the Le Mans 24hr on the telly together, we've got lots of ideas for things to do with your dad this Father's Day – and possibly raise a few quid for us while you're at it. Just check out some of these inspiring families and the extraordinary activities they've done together to help more fathers survive prostate cancer.