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'Fantastic news' as health officials confirm Northern Ireland will finally get cancer strategy

7 Mar 2019

After years of us campaigning, Northern Ireland's Department of Health says it will now develop a strategy for the only Home Nation without one – and we're making sure prostate cancer is a key part of it.

New Director of Research joins us to lead the next stage of our research programme

4 Mar 2019

Prostate Cancer UK appoints Dr David Montgomery to lead our research programme by bringing his experience in medicine and the pharmaceutical industry to help ensure that men get the benefits of breakthroughs in the lab as soon as possible.

The Manual: Coping with the emotional fallout from prostate cancer

1 Mar 2019

Health psychologist Dr Emily Robson answers some of your questions and concerns about coping with the emotional fallout from prostate cancer.

Quicker, stronger, personalised and targeted: the cutting edge of research into better treatments

25 Feb 2019

BLOG: Dr Matthew Hobbs, our Acting Director of Research, shares his highlights from the latest research into more effective treatments for men with prostate cancer.

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.

LAPCD study reveals lack of support for sexual side effects of prostate cancer treatment

2 Feb 2019

Over 80 per cent of men living between 18 and 42 months after a diagnosis of prostate cancer struggle with poor sexual function, yet fewer than half of these men are offered any support to cope with it.

Latest round of Research Innovation Awards brings our total investment to £50 million

23 Jan 2019

A cancer-killing virus is among eight new research projects that we're funding this year, pushing our total spend on research above £50 million over the last 25 years. We take a closer look at each project and how they build on the work of previous years, getting us closer and closer to taming prostate cancer.

How one of our researchers is reinventing the PSA test using nanotechnology

23 Jan 2019

Professor of Nanotechnology at the University of Birmingham, Paula Mendes is turning her skills to prostate cancer for the first time with one of our Research Innovation Awards. She’s hoping to revolutionise the PSA blood test using nanoparticle science to make detection much more accurate.

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.