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Walking Football Scotland partnership aims to raise awareness among 1,800 members

20 Apr 2018

The country's national body for the fast-growing sport will help raise funds and awareness of the most common cancer in men, after naming us as their official charity partner.

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.

Trevor Phillips and Chris Powell lead London Marathon team raising awareness of black men's risk

11 Apr 2018

The UK's former race relations chief joins Southend United's manager as part of a four-man team running to highlight black men's one-in-four risk of prostate cancer – double that of white men. We find out their personal reasons for getting involved and the taboos they hope to challenge among their peers.

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.

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.

“If I hadn’t acted quickly, my two-year prognosis would have been even shorter”

12 Mar 2018

Since he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2014, father-of-three Kevin Webber has helped raise more than £200k for us through sponsored endurance events. He describes how doing his first trans-Saharan Marathon de Sables kept him happily distracted from his prognosis, and why his wife urges him to take on more epic running challenges.

Look out for your loved ones and make a Will for free this month

7 Mar 2018

So many of us have ‘make a Will’ on our long term to do list. But this month there is a gentle incentive to take that step because March is Free Wills Month. Here, Private Client solicitor, Nicola Edmondson talks through the things you need to consider before you make a Will.

Stephen Fry calls for all men to know their risk after his treatment for prostate cancer

2 Mar 2018

The much-loved writer, presenter and actor has followed up last week's shock announcement on social media that he's recovering from prostate cancer surgery with a new tweet of our infographic, encouraging others to know their risk of the most common cancer in men.