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How a prostate cancer diagnosis brought a team together to march, march and march again

29 May 2019

When Jerry was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer, his colleagues at TK Maxx leapt to support him through his recovery and last year took on three March for Men events in Liverpool, Bristol and Nottingham.

Who bares wins: Celebrities return to give it the Full Monty

3 May 2019

Alexander Armstrong and Ashley Banjo joining forces again to recruit a brand new line-up of celebrities to take to the stage and bare all in the iconic Full Monty strip to help raise awareness of male cancers.

Golfers club together to stop prostate cancer

15 Apr 2019

In the last year, the golfing community raised over £700,000 to help us beat prostate cancer, here we meet just a few of our supporters.

“If it wasn’t for Southend United I’m not sure where I’d be in two years”

12 Apr 2019

Keith Smith was diagnosed with prostate cancer after coming across football manager Chris Powell's work to raise awareness and now they meet for the first time.

Stripping, dancing and biking: Danny John-Jules reveals how he's raising awareness

19 Feb 2019

Actor Danny John-Jules tells us how being an ambassador for our Stronger Knowing More awareness campaign led to stripping off and dancing on national television, and why he’s been riding motorbikes across the Caribbean.

Meet the husband and wife team tackling prostate cancer on two fronts

7 Feb 2019

How Hayley's research into prostate cancer inspired her husband to take on four of our cycling events to raise money for more vital work.

Postcards from the edge: our world-record runner and his cancer-battling hero swap emotional tributes

22 Jan 2019

After only a year, Nick Butter is now more than halfway to his astonishing ambition of running a marathon in every country in the world – that's 196 in total! We asked him to exchange virtual postcards with the inspiration for his fundraising challenge, our ambassador and ultra runner Kevin Webber. The results are truly moving.

“The active fight was the depression” – the hidden truth behind Kurt Jewson's selfie sensations

21 Jan 2019

BLOG: Today is Blue Monday – supposedly the most depressing day of the year. But for some people coping with the fallout of prostate cancer, mental health can be a year-round struggle. Viral selfie star Kurt Jewson describes how post-traumatic stress disorder followed his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer, and why he's learnt not to fight it.

“I left a gift in my Will to Prostate Cancer UK so future generations won't suffer like Stephen did”

9 Jan 2019

Robin Legard tells us how his late partner's experience of advanced prostate cancer convinced the two of them that funding research into new treatments is a legacy worth leaving.

Woman thanks Bill Turnbull for saving her dad's life after TV revelation prompted check up

21 Dec 2018

Lisa Skinner met the presenter for a BBC Breakfast news story this week, crediting him going public about his prostate cancer for alerting her to her father's symptoms and catching his cancer early. We speak to Lisa and look back at the extraordinary impacts Bill Turnbull has had this year on driving awareness of the most common cancer in men.