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“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.

Spit tests and virtual fingers: our top 10 research highlights from 2018

31 Dec 2018

BLOG: Dr Ian Le Guillou looks back on the past 12 months of prostate cancer breakthroughs, picking out the ones that made the biggest splash and previewing what we can look forward to in 2019.

"To anyone with unanswered questions this festive period, email us any time"

24 Dec 2018

Over the last 12 days, we've been tweeting our Specialist Nurses' tributes, on our 'Man of Men' decorations, to the hundreds of inspiring men who contact them each week and the support they can offer. Here are all our #12NursesofChristmas tweets and all the ways you can get their support.

Woman thanks Bill Turnbull for saving her dad's life after TV revelation prompted check up

21 Dec 2018

Lisa Skinner met the presenter for a BBC Breakfast news story this week, crediting him going public about his prostate cancer for alerting her to her father's symptoms and catching his cancer early. We speak to Lisa and look back at the extraordinary impacts Bill Turnbull has had this year on driving awareness of the most common cancer in men.

"It breaks my heart that 12,000 more families, like mine, will be missing a loved one this Christmas"

17 Dec 2018

BLOG: For our chief executive, Angela Culhane, and her family, there will always be someone missing from their table at Christmas. She tells us about the men who will be in her thoughts this year, and the work we’re doing to change the game for them, as she joins thousands of our supporters showing their support by hanging our ‘Man of Men’ decoration on their tree.

TV channel Quest kicks off month-long awareness drive ahead of our Boxing Day media blitz

17 Dec 2018

Look and listen out for us on the TV, radio and newspapers over the Christmas holidays, as stars, pundits and columnists line up to drive awareness of the most common cancer in men and the vital work we do.

"Your empty seat next to me" – one football fan's poem for lost dads everywhere

17 Dec 2018

David Attree tells us how the death of his father-in-law earlier this year prompted him to write and film a powerful poem for us, hoping to raise awareness among his fellow football fans and pay tribute to anyone who's lost their dad to the disease.

Steelworks foundation smashes £100k target as two-year partnership ends

12 Dec 2018

The Severfield Foundation, the charitable arm of a leading UK steel manufacturer, reveals huge fundraising total after making us their first major charity partner in 2016.