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Where are the increased prostate cancer deaths coming from?

10 Feb 2018

BLOG: Angela Culhane, our CEO, discusses in further detail the reasons behind this change in figures announced last week.

We call on UK to step up as new figures show prostate cancer now a bigger killer than breast cancer

2 Feb 2018

For the first time, more men are dying from prostate cancer each year than women are from breast cancer, making the male disease the third biggest cancer killer in the UK. We find out why and urge the public to March for Men with us this summer to help curb the trend.

Jeff Stelling urges football fans to "step up and change the game" for men with prostate cancer

1 Feb 2018

After raising an unbelievable £800k for us on two epic walks, Sky Sports supremo Jeff Stelling is taking a well-earned break this year. But he’s fully behind our new Football March for Men, and hopes fans will take on the marathon-length walk to Wembley in July to continue the fight against the most common cancer in men.

The Manual: products to help you deal with leaking urine after prostate cancer treatment

30 Jan 2018

Urinary incontinence (leaking urine) is a common side effect of prostate cancer surgery. For some men, lifestyle changes, bladder retraining and pelvic floor muscle exercises can help to reduce or stop the leaking. But if not, there are products and treatments available to help. Specialist Nurse, Sophie answers some common questions about ways to manage this problem.

"The procedure that got me dry again after nine years of incontinence"

29 Jan 2018

Like many men, Peter Barton had to deal with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery and was among those who don’t see the problem improve over time. After years of using pads as the problem got worse, Peter decided to try a surgical treatment – the male sling.

Obesity link to the spread of prostate cancer made clearer in new genetic research

26 Jan 2018

US scientists experimenting on mice have discovered that a high-fat diet as well as genetics can determine whether localised prostate cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Dr Sophie Lutter takes an in-depth look at the science and what it could mean for men with the disease.

Hormone therapy shortage should only last a few months says drugs industry body

25 Jan 2018

After we investigated complaints from men unable to get hold of the off-patent prostate cancer drug, bicalutamide, the British Generic Manufacturers' Association has told us problems with supply shouldn't last long.

Son thanks singing nurse for moments of magic in his dad’s last hours

25 Jan 2018

VIDEO FEATURE: Emma Young's astonishing gift for music has helped lift her patients and their families at Colchester's St Helena Hospice – including Chris Stokes and his late dad, who had advanced prostate cancer. We went to film her singing and hear from some of the people whose lives she touches every day.

Don't let fatigue hold you back in 2018: Our specialist nurse explains how we can help you take charge

9 Jan 2018

The festive period takes it out of us all, but when you have cancer it can be even harder to bounce back. Around three quarters of men with prostate cancer will experience fatigue (extreme tiredness) at some point. Normal tiredness gets better once you’ve rested, but for some, fatigue can be a debilitating problem that has a dramatic impact on quality of life. However, you don’t have to simply accept this.

The story behind the shock statistic: one man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes

9 Jan 2018

In recent media campaigns, we’ve been using the statistic that one man dies of prostate cancer every 45 minutes and men are taking notice. But what does it mean for an individual man? We explain the facts behind the figure.