My experience

I was treated for advanced prostate cancer five years ago. I had ignored the fact that I constantly needed to go to the toilet, which is a potential symptom of prostate cancer, until I saw one of Prostate Cancer UK's posters of a dripping tap.

It was a complete shock when I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. If I had not seen the poster of the dripping tap in the pharmacy, I may not be here today.

What I'm doing now

Since my diagnosis, I have become one of Prostate Cancer UK's most prolific supporters. From running half marathons and handing out information leaflets, to talking to men down at the pub, I have campaigned effortlessly to make people more aware of prostate cancer.

It was a complete shock when I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. If I had not seen the poster in the pharmacy, I may not be here today. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. I want to use my own experience to help men become more aware of the possible symptoms of the disease before it is too late.

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