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Walking 10 marathons in 10 days in March? That’s unbelievable Jeff

Walking 10 marathons in 10 days in March? That’s unbelievable Jeff

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2016 12:00 GMT

​Intrepid television presenter Jeff Stelling will embark on an epic charity walk in March to help tame prostate cancer. Teaming up with leading men’s health organisation Prostate Cancer UK, the long-standing Soccer Saturday host will complete 10 walking marathons in 10 days, from boyhood club Hartlepool United to Wembley between March 21-30.

Pubs bring health message to men - Over 750 pubs partner with Prostate Cancer UK

Pubs bring health message to men - Over 750 pubs partner with Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2015 09:00 BST

Prostate Cancer UK, the UK’s largest men’s health charity is once again collaborating with more than 750 pubs across the UK to host a series of ‘Men United Arms’ during the Rugby World Cup this September and October.

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Prostate Cancer UK: NICE and Astellas must work together to reverse disappointing decision for men

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2015 09:00 BST

Today (Thursday 11 June 2015) the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced its draft decision not to recommend advanced prostate cancer drug – enzalutamide – for use before chemotherapy on the NHS in England.

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Call for action to beat prostate cancer as EastEnders’ Stan Carter loses battle with disease

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2015 09:00 BST

As the Carter family deal with the tragic loss of beloved patriarch Stan Carter, Prostate Cancer UK calls for people to get on board with its Men United campaign to help stop more men like Stan from losing their lives in the future.

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The UK National Screening Committee must follow Australia’s lead and increase clarity in PSA guidelines

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2014 09:00 GMT

Prostate Cancer UK is today (4th December 2014) calling on the UK National Screening Committee to provide more clarity on PSA testing guidelines. This would help ensure men at increased risk of prostate cancer are more supported by their GP to decide whether to have a test, and how often.

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EastEnders bomb-shell puts spotlight on men’s health with ‘lifesaving’ storyline

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2014 09:00 GMT

• Broadcast during Movember, Stan Carter reveals he has the disease and has been keeping it secret • Prostate Cancer UK has been advising BBC One’s EastEnders writers on their storyline • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in UK men with 250,000 living with it • Case studies, spokespeople and key facts about prostate cancer available on request

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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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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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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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Genetic screening could identify men with higher risk of advanced prostate cancer

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2014 09:00 GMT

Screening men with a family history of prostate cancer for a range of gene mutations can identify those who are at high risk of aggressive forms of the disease and in need of lifelong monitoring, a new study has shown.

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New hormone therapy could increase prostate cancer survival, study shows

Press Releases   •   Jan 31, 2014 09:00 GMT

Enzalutamide, a new life extending prostate cancer drug, could prolong survival for men with advanced prostate cancer and delay the need for chemotherapy for as long as 17 months according to new research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary Cancers Conference.

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NICE draft decision on Enzalutamide an ‘blatant u-turn’ say Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2014 09:00 GMT

Enzalutamide, a new life extending prostate cancer drug, may be made available on the NHS. This is according to a draft decision by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The decision, which will now enter consultation, will restrict the use of the drug to those men with advanced cancer who have not already had the drug abiraterone.

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Scots GPs lagging behind UK counterparts over prostate cancer health checks

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2014 09:00 GMT

Men United v Prostate Cancer launched to challenge growing threat of killer disease