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Shortage of radiologists could hold back ‘biggest leap forward in prostate cancer diagnosis in decades’

12 Oct 2017

Plans to rollout mpMRI scans before a first biopsy for all UK men suspected of prostate cancer are under threat, as long-term vacancies and increasing demand put a strain on the NHS's radiology services.

Behind the headlines: Is new radiotherapy a miracle cure for men ‘for whom there was no hope’?

26 Sep 2017

A type of radiotherapy that shapes radiation beams to tumors has grabbed headlines today. But more in-depth trials, already underway, are needed to give a clearer picture of the benefit for men.

Research centre attracts royal interest as groundbreaking trials continue to deliver

22 Sep 2017

The Duchess of Gloucester met with researchers and clinical triallists on a royal visit to our Belfast-Manchester Movember Centre of Excellence, where attempts to find new ways to tackle advanced prostate cancer are already showing exciting early results.

Sean Dyche: “The statistics are a harsh wake-up call”

22 Sep 2017

The Burnley Football Club manager tells us why he felt compelled to join our latest awareness drive in the world of football, and how he hopes to get everyone talking about prostate cancer on the terraces.

"I wanted to give back after receiving such fantastic support and advice"

20 Sep 2017

Known by the St. Albans City FC faithful as club mascot Sammy the Saint, Phill Coates tells us how the support he received from our Specialist Nurses helped him through his own devastating diagnosis with prostate cancer, and why he wants more men to be aware of the disease.

Alan Pardew: “Managers absolutely neglect their health but prostate cancer shouldn’t be ignored”

15 Sep 2017

The former Premier League boss opens up about how the disease has affected his family, while urging fans to show their support for Prostate Cancer UK on Non-League Day this Saturday 7 October.

Football managers unite to deliver life-saving team talks for Prostate Cancer UK

13 Sep 2017

The leagues' top bosses have turned their man-management skills against the deadliest opponent of all, with our latest awareness drive hoping to grab football fans' attention on matchdays through radio, social media and stadium posters.

Study finds early docetaxel and abiraterone equally effective

8 Sep 2017

Prostate Cancer UK welcomes new data from the STAMPEDE trial that clarifies there is no difference in the benefits offered by both treatments for men newly diagnosed with advanced disease, but now we want the option of earlier abiraterone made available to all men.

West Indies cricketing legend reveals how he lost his brother to prostate cancer

7 Sep 2017

In the same week we uncovered GPs' shocking lack of knowledge about black men's increased risk, Michael Holding, former West Indies fast bowler, told cricket fans how prostate cancer has affected his family and called on black men to face their risk head on.