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Scotmid and Prostate Cancer UK raise record £280,000 for pioneering research and awareness programmes

Press Releases   •   Sep 16, 2014 09:00 BST

Edinburgh based Scotmid Co-operative and 2013/14 charity partner Prostate Cancer UK have raised a record breaking £280,000 - nearly double the partnership’s original fundraising target of £150,000. The money will be put towards extensive awareness and research programmes aimed at saving the lives of more men with prostate cancer, the most common male cancer in Scotland.

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Prostate Cancer UK teams up with the League Managers Association

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2014 11:42 BST

Prostate Cancer UK has become an Official Charity Partner of the League Managers Association (LMA) in 2014/15.

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Janssen and NICE must continue negotiations until vital prostate cancer drug is made available – says Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2014 09:00 BST

Today (Friday 15 August 2014) the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) confirmed its refusal to let men with advanced prostate cancer have a drug which could extend life and delay their need for chemotherapy with its devastating side effects.

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Lancet study concludes PSA screening programmes should not be introduced at this time – Prostate Cancer UK comment

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2014 09:00 BST

According to the long-term results of a major European study, screening for prostate cancer using prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing could reduce deaths from the disease by about a fifth. However, despite this new evidence, doubts as to whether the benefits of screening outweigh the harms remain, and routine PSA screening programmes should not be introduced at this time, conclude the authors.

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Prostate cancer drug enzalutamide still denied to those who have had abiraterone

Press Releases   •   Jul 23, 2014 09:00 BST

Imminent Cancer Drugs Fund decision now last resort

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Prostate Cancer UK announces partnership with Non-League Day

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2014 16:21 BST

Prostate Cancer UK will be the official charity partner of Non-League Day in 2014. The annual event, which takes place on Saturday, September 6th, will see hundreds of football clubs from across the non-league pyramid encouraged to raise awareness and money for the charity.

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Photographers v Prostate Cancer

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 09:00 BST

Leading photographers unite in art auction in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

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1980s style Keyline rally to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2014 09:00 BST

Employees from Keyline - the UK’s leading specialist supplier of heavy building materials, civils and drainage solutions - are taking part in a 1980s themed fundraising car rally, travelling to Hamburg to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Saxon Classic helps Prostate Cancer UK raise more than £25,000

Press Releases   •   Jun 24, 2014 09:00 BST

The inaugural Saxon Classic cycling challenge helped raise more than £25,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Survey shows blindness to prostate cancer risk leaves men in Scotland ‘walking around like ticking time bombs’

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2014 09:00 BST

Prostate Cancer UK announces plans to revolutionise diagnosis landscape

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Blindness to prostate cancer risk leaves men ‘walking around like ticking time bombs’ warns Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2014 09:00 BST

Four out of five men at higher than average risk of prostate cancer are unaware of the danger and are therefore not having the vital conversations with GPs that could save their lives, according to new research from the health charity, Prostate Cancer UK. It means thousands of men may miss out on being diagnosed at an early stage, when treatment for the disease is most effective.

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Pub company partners with Prostate Cancer UK for summer campaign

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2014 12:35 BST

Spirit Pub Company has announced it is to support Prostate Cancer UK’s Men United campaign this summer.

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Edinburgh Marathon: Ellon duo goes the distance for Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2014 09:00 BST

An Ellon duo has gone the extra mile to raise funds to fight the most common cancer in men. On Sunday 25 May friends Gemma Beedie & Glynis Buchan successfully completed the grueling 26mile 365 yard route of the Edinburgh Marathon to help Prostate Cancer UK fund research, support men and deliver change for those affected by the killer disease.

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Scotmid Co-operative and Prostate Cancer UK smash £150k fundraising target within six months

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2014 09:00 BST

Record fundraising feat coincides with launch of new Men United v Prostate Cancer campaign

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Match honour for devoted fan Sharron

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2014 09:00 BST

It will be a poignant moment for devoted Boro fan Sharron Garbutt when she carries out the match ball before the club’s home game with Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

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Millwall FC partnership commended at Business Charity Awards

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2014 13:00 BST

Prostate Cancer UK’s partnership with Millwall FC was highly commended in the Best Short-Term Charity Partnership at the Third Sector Business Charity Awards last night (Tuesday 13th May).

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Charity implores Janssen and NICE to work through issues as prostate cancer drug faces rejection

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2014 09:00 BST

A drug which could delay the need for men with advanced prostate cancer to have chemotherapy has been rejected by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in a draft decision published today (Wednesday 14 May 2014).

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Delivering for charity: Royal Mail group raises £2million for Prostate Cancer Uk

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2014 09:00 BST

Royal Mail Group has reached a milestone in its support of Prostate Cancer UK, raising over £2 million for the charity.

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ROCK ‘N’ HORSEPOWER In support of Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2014 09:00 BST

Kenney Jones, from the influential rock bands – the Faces and the Who, is holding a unique event for Prostate Cancer UK on Fathers Day weekend. The Rock ‘n’ Horsepower event at Hurtwood Park Polo Club will offer all the excitement and spectacle of Polo with the opportunity to showcase an array of high performance supercars. The evening will also feature Kenney Jones performing live.

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Prostate Cancer UK cautiously welcomes NICE decision on advanced prostate cancer drug

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2014 09:00 BST

Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has released final guidance on the use of advanced prostate cancer drug enzalutamide in England and Wales, stating that it is now approved for use on the NHS for men who have already been treated with the chemotherapy drug docetaxel.