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Villa’s Stephen Clemence talks of dad’s prostate cancer ahead of play-off final

18 May 2018

With the most lucrative game in English football this weekend, the Aston Villa coach reveals how his family has privately dealt with the impact prostate cancer has had on his father – the former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence – and why the play-offs are the best way to go up.

Journalist battling chemo to cycle to Amsterdam admits: "I've not ridden a bike since I was 15!"

18 May 2018

After being diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer 18 months ago, the veteran sports writer Ralph Ellis is determined to beat the odds. But even he was surprised when his son challenged him to cycle 145 miles together in our Football to Amsterdam fundraising ride next month. We spoke to him about how he's getting on.

"It’s so important the football family comes together to help stop prostate cancer being a killer"

17 May 2018

Former Liverpool and Bristol Rovers defender Nick Tanner tells us how his late father's generosity has spurred him on to raise thousands of pounds for Prostate Cancer UK, what his famous former teammates are doing to help, and why he's so proud to be joining another March for Men this summer.

“The active fight was the depression” – the hidden truth behind Kurt Jewson's latest selfie

11 May 2018

BLOG: With Mental Health Awareness Week this week, viral selfie star Kurt Jewson opens up about the post-traumatic stress disorder that followed his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer more than two years ago, and why he's learnt not to fight it.

The Men United Arms finalists: the pubs and landlords raising the bar for Prostate Cancer UK

2 May 2018

From The Leigh Arms in Northwich to The Engine and Tender in Bedfordshire, you've been helping us scour the UK to find our favourite local pub and landlord of 2018 as part of our Men United Arms pub-fundraising campaign. We've whittled it down to our top five – is your local or landlord among the finalists?

Jamie Redknapp backs March for Men, as Burton Menswear pledge support

24 Apr 2018

Burton Menswear and the former footballer and Sky Sports pundit have announced their support for our March for Men walking events this summer, in a bid to help stop men dying from prostate cancer.

New type of ultrasound shows promise at spotting aggressive prostate cancer in study we funded

23 Apr 2018

New research backed by us and the Movember Foundation has shown that a type of ultrasound scan, which can detect the stiffness of the prostate, may be able to spot aggressive cancer.

Walking Football Scotland partnership aims to raise awareness among 1,800 members

20 Apr 2018

The country's national body for the fast-growing sport will help raise funds and awareness of the most common cancer in men, after naming us as their official charity partner.

Get the peak-bagging bug: hints, tips and inspiration for your Mountain March

20 Apr 2018

BLOG: Whether you're tempted by the Three Peaks or looking to create your own summit challenge, hillwalking addict Dominic Bates tells you what to expect, how to prepare and where to explore for your perfect Mountain March.

For family, friends and loved ones – why we're running the London Marathon

19 Apr 2018

We've got 168 heroes running for us in the London Marathon on Sunday, all of them with very personal reasons for wanting to help us beat the most common cancer in men. We find out who will be on the minds of six of them as they push themselves over 26 gruelling miles.