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Linford Christie: "Beating prostate cancer is a marathon, not a sprint"

4 Aug 2017

As the IAAF World Championships kicks off in London this weekend, legendary sprinter Linford Christie – one of the famous faces fronting our Stronger Knowing More campaign – tells us about his career-defining moment 25 years ago when he clinched Olympic gold, and how he's helping to raise awareness of black men's increased risk of prostate cancer.

Our top tips for coping with fatigue in the hot weather

1 Aug 2017

The hot summer weather can exacerbate the fatigue experienced by many men undergoing prostate cancer treatment. So our Specialist Nurse, Meg Burgess, explains what things you can do to help manage the discomfort – including the merits of a Mediterranean-style siesta.

Gap in provision of specialist cancer nurses across NHS Trusts in England is simply not good enough

28 Jul 2017

BLOG: The latest results of the Cancer Patient Experience Survey for the NHS in England show a worrying decline in the number of men with prostate cancer who say they've been given the name of a Cancer Nurse Specialist for support. Prostate Cancer UK's Jade Fairfax takes a closer look at the figures and explains and why things could be even worse next year.

Johnny Nelson: "Us guys need to fix up and think smart"

28 Jul 2017

The longest reigning cruiserweight world champion of all time, Johnny Nelson chats to us about cars, confidence and why prostate cancer is a cause close to his heart before his appearance at the Celebrity Challenge Trophy race at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic.

"Prostate cancer was life-changing but I was adamant about continuing to make music"

26 Jul 2017

BLOG: Philip Rambow – lead singer of the legendary 70s pub rock group, The Winkies – has reformed his hit band, The Tex Pistols, to raise money for us, having undergone treatment for prostate cancer in 2010. He describes the depression he experienced after his diagnosis at 55 and how his wife and music helped to lift him out of it.

Andrew Murray on the Open: "Look out for Fleetwood on the finest course in England"

20 Jul 2017

Prostate Cancer UK's ambassador for golf and European Senior Tour pro, Andrew Murray, is commentating on the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale for Radio 5 Live. He tells us why he rates the course so highly and which English contenders he hopes will be challenging for the title.

Celebrities bring show of strength and awareness to Birmingham festival

19 Jul 2017

Footballers Viv Anderson, Matt Murray and Joleon Lescott are among the famous names who have donated prized possessions that inspire strength to our Stronger Knowing More exhibition at the Simmer Down Festival this weekend, raising awareness of black men's increased risk of prostate cancer and the need to get talking about it.

Bill Elliott’s inside view of the Royal Open

17 Jul 2017

Ahead of the 146th British Open, we get the inside track from prostate cancer survivor and editor at large of Golf Monthly magazine, Bill Elliott, who remembers the 1976 emergence of one of golf's all time greats and reluctantly backs another Spaniard for this year's title.

Behind the headlines: Tall men at increased risk of dying from prostate cancer

13 Jul 2017

New research shows that taller men have an increased risk of dying from prostate cancer, but how worried should men really be? We take a closer look at the findings...

Carl Froch: "Ultimately, awareness saves lives"

10 Jul 2017

Four-time World Super-Middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch is the latest big name from the worlds of sport, showbiz, music and media to join the star-studded Celebrity Challenge Trophy grid at this summer’s Silverstone Classic, racing to raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.