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“What made the chemo side effects tolerable was knowing they'd be good for the film!”

17 Sep 2018

When Jeremy Nicholl was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer last year, the 60-year-old photographer decided to film himself undergoing treatment with early docetaxel and hormone therapy, releasing them online as a series called My Beautiful Cancer. We talk to him about why the filming helped him cope with his symptoms and what the public reaction has been to his starkly honest videos.

Record-breaker flags off fleet of classic Jaguars on third round-Britain drive for prostate cancer

17 Sep 2018

Almost a hundred E-type sports cars are set to tour Britain on the latest 'Round Britain Coastal Drive' to raise awareness and money for us on a 19-day, 4,000-mile road-trip of a lifetime. We meet some of the drivers and a very special guest at a rain-swept start-line on the Welsh coast.

Lease a van, save a man and back our new life-saving partnership with 'Manarama' National League

13 Sep 2018

The Vanarama National League is re-branding to Manarama for a month as the vehicle-hire firm kicks off a campaign to raise £150k for us. Find out how you can get involved.

Unexpected surge in men getting checked after Fry announcement

6 Sep 2018

NHS England Deputy Chief Executive Matthew Swindells reportedly stated that Stephen Fry’s prostate cancer diagnosis had led to a surge in referrals to NHS services which contributed to missed waiting time targets.

Early research shows immunotherapy's potential for one type of aggressive prostate cancer

4 Sep 2018

The Institute of Cancer Research has discovered a genetic mutation in samples of some men's tumours that could make them particularly susceptible to immunotherapy treatment. The researchers are now committed to running clinical trials to prove if their theory is right.

Women’s cycling team ride for prostate cancer in premier Irish roadrace

3 Sep 2018

Colchester's Velo Schils cyclists will wear our logo on their shirts for the five-day Rás na mBan event in County Kilkenny this week, in a sporting first for a women's team promoting a male disease.

Who’s the Man? The story behind the badge that every football manager is wearing

10 Aug 2018

A man-shaped pin-badge has graced the lapel of almost every football manager and Sky Sports pundit in recent years. But just who is the man and what's it all about? Former Sunderland, Preston North End and Bradford manager Simon Grayson explains all, including the very personal reasons he has for wearing the badge.

Players, rivals and legends sign up to fight prostate cancer ahead of new football season

9 Aug 2018

As the Premier League transfer window closes, we're proud to announce our own big signings to the cause – including England legends Frank Lampard and Ray Clemence, the entire Southend United team and four fierce Championship rivals.

“It doesn’t matter what strip you wear, what’s in your heart is the important thing”

3 Aug 2018

With another EFL season about to get underway, Peter Gilham – Brentford FC's PA announcer and fan favourite – tells us how the club has supported him through his prostate cancer diagnosis, and why he thinks it's so important the football family continues to support Prostate Cancer UK.

Ray & Stephen Clemence: football, family and facing the future together

3 Aug 2018

Former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence has been living with advanced prostate cancer since 2005. A long-time ambassador for us, we met up with him and his son, Stephen – a first-team coach at Aston Villa at the time – to talk about the impact prostate cancer has had on their relationship, following in eachother's footballing footsteps, and why they’re the best of friends when they’re not on the golf course.