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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.

“The active fight was the depression” – the hidden truth behind Kurt Jewson's selfie sensations

21 Jan 2019

BLOG: Today is Blue Monday – supposedly the most depressing day of the year. But for some people coping with the fallout of prostate cancer, mental health can be a year-round struggle. Viral selfie star Kurt Jewson describes how post-traumatic stress disorder followed his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer, and why he's learnt not to fight it.

“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.

NHS Long Term Plan verdict: a basis for saving more lives but limited on treatments and staffing

8 Jan 2019

BLOG: This week, the Government unveiled its new 10-year plan for the NHS in England. We scrutinised all 136 pages of it to find out what impacts it could have for men being treated or diagnosed for prostate cancer, and how it could help – or hinder – our own plans.