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England star Michael Owen nets over £25,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 13:00 BST

​Football icon Michael Owen today presented Prostate Cancer UK Chief Executive Owen Sharp with a cheque for £25,681.28 following his incredible efforts in the Virgin Money London Marathon.

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Iceland presents £135,000 cheque to Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2014 09:00 BST

Iceland Foods has presented a cheque for £135,000 from the Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation to Prostate Cancer UK, following the retailer’s record-breaking annual Charity Amateur Golf Classic day in September. The latest cheque brings Iceland’s total donations to the charity over the last six years to more than £660,000.

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Test could potentially identify men with high risk cancer and risk of cancer recurring

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2014 09:00 BST

A DNA ‘signature’ may help identify men with high risk prostate cancer whose cancer is in danger of recurring, new research suggests today (05 April 2014).

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London Marathon starts with a Klaxon

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2014 09:00 GMT

The Virgin Money London Marathon will start with a Klaxon as indie star Simon Taylor-Davies becomes the latest big-name recruit for the star-studded Men United squad.

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ManVan’ hits the road in Wales to provide a much needed mobile support service to men with cancer

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2014 09:00 GMT

- New dedicated mobile support specifically for men with prostate or testicular cancer launches in Wales - 2,600 men are diagnosed with prostate or testicular cancer every year in Wales - Three leading cancer charities team up to support men affected by cancer

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NICE urged to see sense and remove cruel enzalutamide restrictions

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2014 09:00 GMT

Today, 19th March 2014, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is holding its final committee meeting to appraise advanced prostate cancer drug enzalutamide for use on the NHS in England and Wales for men who have already had chemotherapy. Since January Prostate Cancer UK has been spearheading a campaign against proposed restrictions in access to the life-extending treatment.

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Men United proves to be an unbeatable team

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2014 00:00 GMT

There was no place like home as the Men United matchdays kicked off on Saturday. All eight of the teams that hosted matches on March 1st remained unbeaten – and that sequence stretched to nine on Monday night.

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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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Record year for Pentel for Prostate Cancer UK donations

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2014 09:00 GMT

Pentel saw its donations to Prostate Cancer UK reach well over £127,000 last year, making 2013 the most successful fundraising year so far.

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England legend Michael Owen signs for Men United

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2014 09:00 GMT

Football icon Michael Owen today becomes the latest big-name recruit for the star-studded Men United squad.

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First ever UK Centres of Excellence in prostate cancer research launched by the Movember Foundation in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2014 09:00 GMT

£10 million to be invested into two new UK Centres over the next 5 years.

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England legend Michael Owen signs for Men United

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2014 09:00 GMT

Football icon Michael Owen today becomes the latest big-name recruit for the star-studded Men United squad.

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

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2014 09:00 GMT

Record fundraising feat coincides with launch of new Men United v Prostate Cancer campaign Scotmid Co-operative and Prostate Cancer UK have announced that they have achieved their £150,000 fundraising target just six months into their charity partnership year.

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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

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Gender agenda: Celebrity squad ‘mans up’ for men’s health

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2014 09:00 GMT

Homeland star Damian Lewis, Game of Thrones hard man Charles Dance, Sir Michael Parkinson and rugby legend Will Carling - some of Britain’s most iconic figures - have signed for Men United, a unique team launched today by comedian Bill Bailey at The Football League HQ.

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Two fingers to prostate cancer, says new beer brand created by ad men

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2014 09:00 GMT

From today men across the UK can fight prostate cancer simply by having a beer. All profits from Aurelio, a delicious artisan craft beer created by the newly formed Two Fingers Brewing Co., founded by seven friends who work in advertising, will help fight the battle against the most common cancer in men.

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Football League clubs saddle up in fight against prostate cancer

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2013 09:00 GMT

Fans of [insert team here] are being called upon to join the ultimate World Cup warm-up by saddling up for a memorable bike ride from London to Amsterdam in support of Prostate Cancer UK – The Football League’s long-term Official Charity Partner.

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Charity award for Millwall supporter Brian Kilgannon

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2013 00:00 GMT

Despite fighting advanced prostate cancer, Millwall supporter Brian Kilgannon continues to bang the drum for Prostate Cancer UK – and his efforts saw him deservedly claim a top charity prize last Friday.