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"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.

"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.

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.

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.

Bill Turnbull joins stars and supporters hanging a Man of Men on their Christmas tree

10 Dec 2018

We've sent out thousands of our 'Man of Men' Christmas decorations to people who've donated or spent more than £20 in our online shop. Find out what TV's Bill Turnbull and Rev Kate Bottley wrote on theirs, and how to share your story about the man on your tree.

New research trials focused radiotherapy to keep hormone therapy working longer

3 Dec 2018

We're funding Dr Alison Tree, an oncologist at the Royal Marsden, to trial a new kind of radiotherapy that keeps hormone therapy working for longer in men with advanced disease. She tells us about the cutting-edge technology behind the potential new treatment and the big hopes she has for it.

Da Vinci's arrival in Belfast offers robotic prostatectomy to men in Northern Ireland for first time

28 Nov 2018

Belfast City Hospital's £1.5 million robot is set to operate on up to 100 men a year, ending years of men having to travel to England for the procedure and no prostate surgery at all in North Ireland since 2016. We get the reaction from two of our volunteers who have helped us campaign for this welcome breakthrough.

Wrexham nurse wins People’s Choice Award for outstanding commitment to prostate cancer patients

27 Nov 2018

Voted for by her colleagues, patients and their families, Sandie Jones scoops our inaugural award for her extraordinary 20-year career caring for men – from biopsy to post-treatment support. We spoke to her and one of her grateful patients, and find out why we're campaigning for more nurses like Sandie across the UK.

We welcome health officials’ plans for a new Northern Ireland cancer strategy

22 Nov 2018

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