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Urine test show promise for spotting aggressive cancers

26 Jun 2019

Promising new research finds a chemical signature in urine that can predict the presence and aggressiveness of prostate cancer. However, more tests are needed to compare it against new MRI scans.

EastEnders star reveals how award ceremony led to dad’s cancer diagnosis

17 Jun 2019

This Father’s Day, EastEnders star Davood Ghadami shares the story of how presenting an award to one of our volunteers, Errol McKellar, helped his dad to get his prostate cancer diagnosed early.

Behind the headlines: could MRI screening become a reality for men?

10 Jun 2019

The news features a ‘ten-minute MRI scan’ which could be rolled out in future across the country as part of a screening programme, and potentially give men the ‘all-clear for life’ - we take a look at the claims.

Research blog: The jigsaw is falling into place but one crucial piece is missing

6 Jun 2019

BLOG: From 'seek and destroy' radiotherapy to repurposing an ovarian cancer drug, it's been a week of big news from the world's biggest cancer research conference. Dr Matthew Hobbs gives his perspective on the latest in prostate cancer and what needs to happen next.

Enzalutamide has similar benefit to chemo when taken with hormone therapy

2 Jun 2019

For the third time in four years, researchers have found a new treatment option to combine with hormone therapy and improve life expectancy for men with advanced prostate cancer.

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.

New self-management programme could save NHS resources and support men better

21 May 2019

Allowing men to access test results online provides just as good support while saving the NHS money.

New guidelines prompt doctors to offer active surveillance for low risk cancers

9 May 2019

We publish new best practice guidelines on active surveillance, as NICE advise it should be offered to men with low risk localised prostate cancer.

Focal therapy is put to the test in new trial

8 May 2019

Focal therapy causes fewer side effects when treating localised prostate cancer, so we’re funding a new trial to see if it’s possible to compare it against surgery and radiotherapy.