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We team up with Walking Football Association to keep men on the pitch for longer

16 Nov 2017

One of the fastest-growing sports among older men, walking football is also proving popular with men recovering from cancer treatment and other health issues. So our new five-year partnership with the sport's governing body is the perfect match for everyone.

"I realised saving my leg for another day that may not happen was both selfish and hypocritical"

16 Nov 2017

BLOG: Having helped raise more than £200k for us since he was diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in 2014, our incredible ambassador Kevin Webber has been chosen as the Charity Champion for this year's #GivingTuesday initiative. In this exclusive blog he describes his latest ultramarathon in the wilds of Iceland, and why helping a friend finish his own marathon challenge afterwards was worth a very painful leg.

"I didn’t want to have to explain myself as a gay man to other people"

10 Nov 2017

BLOG: Having grown up being silenced and marginalised as a gay man, Martin Wells was floored by another societal taboo in later life after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. He tells us how he was driven to find support and why he's delighted by our new online support group for men like him.

"Dad would be over the moon about the new research – you need hope going up against prostate cancer"

31 Oct 2017

Hayley Yarnley knows how much our new precision medicine research programme could have helped her father, Bernie, who died from advanced prostate cancer last December. She describes how the births of her children kept him going during his treatment, and why he was convinced scientists would one day find a cure.

Endurance athlete pledges to raise £250k from global marathon challenge

19 Oct 2017

Nick Butter aims to run a marathon in every country in the world, in a record-breaking 18-month challenge to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. He tells us his inspiration for doing it and how you can get involved.

Chris Hughton’s team talk: "We’ll push this campaign on even stronger"

19 Oct 2017

The Brighton & Hove Albion boss is the latest top football manager to join our awareness campaign targeting fans. He tells us how he's been affected by prostate cancer and reveals the team talk he's most proud of in his managerial career.

Sean Dyche: “The statistics are a harsh wake-up call”

22 Sep 2017

The Burnley Football Club manager tells us why he felt compelled to join our latest awareness drive in the world of football, and how he hopes to get everyone talking about prostate cancer on the terraces.

Research centre attracts royal interest as groundbreaking trials continue to deliver

22 Sep 2017

The Duchess of Gloucester met with researchers and clinical triallists on a royal visit to our Belfast-Manchester Movember Centre of Excellence, where attempts to find new ways to tackle advanced prostate cancer are already showing exciting early results.

"I wanted to give back after receiving such fantastic support and advice"

20 Sep 2017

Known by the St. Albans City FC faithful as club mascot Sammy the Saint, Phill Coates tells us how the support he received from our Specialist Nurses helped him through his own devastating diagnosis with prostate cancer, and why he wants more men to be aware of the disease.

Alan Pardew: “Managers absolutely neglect their health but prostate cancer shouldn’t be ignored”

15 Sep 2017

The former Premier League boss opens up about how the disease has affected his family, while urging fans to show their support for Prostate Cancer UK on Non-League Day this Saturday 7 October.