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Beating odds and saving lives: Lloyd Pinder speaks out about his terminal cancer one year on

13 Apr 2017

A year after walking with Jeff Stelling having just been diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, Lloyd Pinder records another moving video about his determination to outlive his prognosis for the sake of his young daughters and to help other men avoid his fate.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche gives Jeff Stelling his marching orders

6 Apr 2017

Dubbed the 'ginger Mourinho' by Clarets supporters, Premier League manager Sean Dyche tells us why he's backing Jeff Stelling to go further than he's ever walked when his March for Men visits Turf Moor on Monday 12 June, and how the club has helped make getting checked for prostate cancer a point of pride for its fans.

Jeff Stelling's March for Men: Why I'm heading into enemy lines

6 Apr 2017

BLOG: In his latest exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling delves into the histories of some of the fiercest footballing rivalries he'll be encountering on his March for Men in June, and reacts to press reports that he's set to retire from Soccer Saturday.

Walk to work this Friday and help men like Keith take prostate cancer in their stride

5 Apr 2017

After his prostate cancer diagnosis, Keith Gillham set out on a 56-mile walk from his home to our offices to raise money and awareness of the disease. Now with Walk to Work Day this Friday, he wants everyone to take up the challenge of a fundraising walk and show their support for men like him.

Vardy sets straight Twitter fiasco and plans to march with Jeff Stelling

22 Mar 2017

While Leicester City's Jamie Vardy was scoring for England against Germany last March, it was a lesser-known James Vardy whose name was on the lips of Jeff Stelling and his Sky Sports colleagues, as he joined them on the Men United March. He tells us why he's walking with Jeff again this year, how his involvement led him to get his own health checked, and the perils of errant Twitter followers every time Jamie Vardy scores.

"Being told I could be incontinent was the most frightening thing I've ever heard"

21 Mar 2017

For many men, the side effects of prostate cancer treatment can be as daunting as the disease itself. Wildlife photographer Gary tells us how the shock of his diagnosis was compounded by fears of incontinence after having surgery, and what he did to give himself the best chance of preventing it.

Jeff Stelling's March for Men blog: looking forward to marchers new and returning

17 Mar 2017

BLOG: In his latest exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling looks forward to being reunited with the extraordinary Kevin Webber, meeting the Green family on the pitch at Exeter City, and pottering with former-England cricketer Dominic Cork in the Potteries.

New chairman rides into Prostate Cancer UK hailing "exciting times ahead"

15 Mar 2017

Charles Packshaw joins us to head up our Board of Trustees after a 30-year career in the City of London. He tells us why the appointment means so much to him personally and how he intends to break his PB at his next cycling fundraiser for us.

Srixon tee-up new prostate cancer awareness drive backed by top golf pros

17 Feb 2017

The golf gear manufacturer will make a donation to Prostate Cancer UK for every sale of its new range of balls, recruiting some of the game's famous names to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men.

"I remember Valentine’s Day fondly now, but in the early years it was very painful"

14 Feb 2017

Last Valentine's Day, Janet Daykin told us about a short but extraordinary walk for a romantic meal with her late husband, which meant so much to them before he died of advanced prostate cancer. She explains why she now wants to do another emotionally-charged walk on our March for Men in June.