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When a first treatment for localised prostate cancer isn’t enough

31 Jul 2019

When Martin was first treated for his localised prostate cancer, he still felt like something wasn’t right. Years of anxiety later, he got the news he was dreading: his cancer had come back. Now, Martin’s trying to stay positive, and we’re making sure men in the future won’t have to go through the same ordeal he did.

The recurring anxiety of cancer coming back

31 Jul 2019

When David Frederick was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2016, he was surprisingly calm. Only when he started telling friends and family, did he realise just how much a cancer diagnosis can send your world spinning. Three years on, he’s still not out of the woods.

Separating fact from fiction: Revealing the truth behind common prostate cancer myths.

30 Jul 2019

There are so many myths out there about prostate cancer and lots of misunderstanding about who is at risk, how to be tested and when to have treatment. Our Specialist Nurse Meg lays the facts on the line.

Football managers get the call up for Prostate Cancer UK

30 Jul 2019

With the start of the new season fast approaching, we take a look back at how football has helped us champion the support of fans everywhere, raising significant funds and awareness of prostate cancer.

60 before 60: One golfer’s epic challenge in the face of advanced prostate cancer

18 Jul 2019

After treatment for advanced prostate cancer left him struggling with everyday tasks, keen golfer, Martin Fraser wanted to set himself a challenge by playing 60 rounds of golf on 60 different courses in just 31 days.

Here for all: staff and volunteers take to the streets at Pride in London

12 Jul 2019

We joined London's PRIDE parade on Saturday 6 July.

Your stories: why thousands of you turned out to March for Men

4 Jul 2019

This June our annual March for Men walking events saw more than 7,000 people come together to show their support in the fight against prostate cancer.

Urine test shows 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.