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"Men United’s brought people together at the golf club who weren’t friends before"

5 Sep 2017

After being diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, keen golfer David Hadley-Smith was blown away by the support of his family and friends at his local club during his recovery. So when he decided to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK on behalf of his close friend, who was dying from the disease, it seemed like the obvious choice to put on a golf day at the club and encourage other members to get tested, too.

Shock survey reveals half of UK GPs are ‘drastically’ unaware of black men’s increased risk

5 Sep 2017

Courtney Pine, Gladstone Small and Paul Barber are the latest black celebrities to join our Stronger Knowing More campaign, after our worrying new poll raises fears of a fatal lack of awareness among doctors and patients about black men's higher risk of prostate cancer.

Ovarian cancer drug could help more men with prostate cancer than first thought

5 Sep 2017

A new study suggests olaparib could boost the efficacy of treatment for earlier-stage prostate cancer, after discovering how it can block the repair of DNA in cancer cells no matter what kind of the disease they have.

“We donated our wedding day so nobody would have someone special missing on their day”

25 Aug 2017

After her dad was successfully treated for prostate cancer, Zoe Hegarty and her husband decided to use their nuptials to raise money and awareness of the disease. She tells us how the wedding guests reacted and why she'd encourage others to Donate your day for Prostate Cancer UK.

YouTube football star kicks off the new season with £10k March for Men

21 Aug 2017

Robbie Lyle, host of Arsenal Fan TV, hiked between all five Premier League clubs in London on the way to Arsenal's opening game of the season – all to keep a promise he made earlier this year to help stop prostate cancer being a killer. Now he's asking other football fans to follow in his fundraising footsteps.

Urgent review called for in Northern Ireland after years of ‘unacceptable’ long-distance surgeries revealed

17 Aug 2017

Prostate Cancer UK is urging health authorities to improve access to prostatectomy treatment for men in Northern Ireland, after reports of delays and inadequate support for patients being flown to England for surgery.

Who will find their way on 'Barbed Wire Alley', Bill?

10 Aug 2017

Bill Elliott, Prostate Cancer UK ambassador and Golf Monthly editor-at-large, tells us about a now-famous two horse race as we head into the final major golf tournament of the year in Carolina, and explains why Quail Hollow golf course is more than a little tricky to play.

Golfing greats give their US PGA Championships preview

8 Aug 2017

In the build up to the Scottish Senior Open last weekend we caught up with the eventual winner Paul Broadhurst and his fellow competitors messers James, Lane, Rafferty, Torrance and Woosnam to get their take on the final major of the year.

Linford Christie: "Beating prostate cancer is a marathon, not a sprint"

4 Aug 2017

As the IAAF World Championships kicks off in London this weekend, legendary sprinter Linford Christie – one of the famous faces fronting our Stronger Knowing More campaign – tells us about his career-defining moment 25 years ago when he clinched Olympic gold, and how he's helping to raise awareness of black men's increased risk of prostate cancer.

Our top tips for coping with fatigue in the hot weather

1 Aug 2017

The hot summer weather can exacerbate the fatigue experienced by many men undergoing prostate cancer treatment. So our Specialist Nurse, Meg Burgess, explains what things you can do to help manage the discomfort – including the merits of a Mediterranean-style siesta.