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Wayne Sleep: "It took having prostate cancer to realise how vital it is that we take notice of this disease"

18 May 2017

BLOG: The 68-year-old dancer and Royal Ballet veteran is renowned for his boundless energy and enthusiasm. But a prostate cancer diagnosis in 2015 terrified him and set him on a whirlwind course of treatment. He tells us how he managed to continue filming a TV show in India while recovering, and why he's joining hundreds of others for our March for Men in London.

All arrows head north as Team Darts joins Jeff on the March

28 Apr 2017

BLOG: In his latest exclusive blog for Prostate Cancer UK, Jeff Stelling welcomes news of the darts community getting behind the cause with a look back to a blunder on his first commentating job, and looks forward to meeting Dominic Cork after his recent educational visit to Mark Hughes and Stoke City.

Mirror editor: Why we're promoting the incredible efforts of Prostate Cancer UK

27 Apr 2017

BLOG: Our year-long partnership with the Mirror got under way in April with a special edition of the newspaper. Editor Gary Jones explains why he feels privileged to help a cause that has such a personal connection for him, and how the #KeepieUppieChallenge and a sports pages takeover hope to raise even more awareness and money in May. Look out for the next special Prostate Cancer UK edition of the Mirror on Saturday 27 May!

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.

We're out and about in Wales this week

22 Mar 2017

BLOG: This week we’re actively campaigning in Wales to improve treatment and support for local men.

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.

Progress and promise in a fast-moving year since the launch of our life-saving strategy

3 Mar 2017

BLOG: It's been 12 months since we launched our ambitious plan to halve prostate cancer deaths in a decade, and we’ve already taken some huge steps towards our goal. Our chief executive, Angela Culhane, reflects on the progress we’ve made and the exciting work still to come.

We're urging the Prime Minister to end the NHS crisis - and we're ready to help

15 Feb 2017

BLOG: Today, Prostate Cancer UK and 67 other charities signed a joint letter to the Prime Minister, urging the government to use the Spring Budget to give the NHS the money it needs to end the current crisis. Our Change Delivery Manager, Martin Abrams, explains why the NHS's whole future is at stake.

How playing the long game and your donations led to mpMRI breakthrough

20 Jan 2017

BLOG: Today's announcement about mpMRI scans before a biopsy is a game-changer for prostate cancer diagnosis. But without Prostate Cancer UK's funding of a pilot project in 2010 thanks to your donations, this ground-breaking research would never have happened, says Dr Ian Le Guillou.

What a difference a year in research makes

29 Dec 2016

BLOG: We're only 12 months into our ten-year strategy to tame prostate cancer, but that doesn't mean we haven't already made exciting progress. Our resident expert, Dr Ian Le Guillou, gives us his top ten biggest research breakthroughs (in no particular order) from 2016.