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“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.

TV channel Quest kicks off month-long awareness drive ahead of our Boxing Day media blitz

17 Dec 2018

Look and listen out for us on the TV, radio and newspapers over the Christmas holidays, as stars, pundits and columnists line up to drive awareness of the most common cancer in men and the vital work we do.

"Your empty seat next to me" – one football fan's poem for lost dads everywhere

17 Dec 2018

David Attree tells us how the death of his father-in-law earlier this year prompted him to write and film a powerful poem for us, hoping to raise awareness among his fellow football fans and pay tribute to anyone who's lost their dad to the disease.

Steelworks foundation smashes £100k target as two-year partnership ends

12 Dec 2018

The Severfield Foundation, the charitable arm of a leading UK steel manufacturer, reveals huge fundraising total after making us their first major charity partner in 2016.

Bill Turnbull joins stars and supporters hanging a Man of Men on their Christmas tree

10 Dec 2018

We've sent out thousands of our 'Man of Men' Christmas decorations to people who've donated or spent more than £20 in our online shop. Find out what TV's Bill Turnbull and Rev Kate Bottley wrote on theirs, and how to share your story about the man on your tree.

Kevin Webber wins JustGiving Award on fourth anniversary of incurable cancer diagnosis

21 Nov 2018

After he received the Endurance Fundraiser of the Year Award last night, we reveal the devastating email Kevin sent to his work colleagues when he first found out he had advanced prostate cancer, and show some exclusive clips from a new documentary being made about him.

"My prostate cancer was only discovered when a scorpion stung me in Spain"

26 Oct 2018

When the Sunday Mirror's editor, Gary Jones, fell ill after a holiday in Spain, it led to a shock diagnosis and urgent surgery to remove his prostate. He recalls the rollercoaster of emotions he experienced since then and explains why his life will never be the same again.

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

26 Oct 2018

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.

“To be honest, I was a bit annoyed by my prostate cancer. I was just approaching retirement”

24 Oct 2018

Nominated by Bill Louden, his best friend for 60 years, Alan Rew has just been announced as McEwan's fourth McNificent Man in our fundraising and awareness partnership with the Scottish brewer. He tells us about overcoming prostate cancer in 2015, how Tai Chi has helped him and why Bill is such a good friend.