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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.

Anger as SMC rejects enzalutamide

Anger as SMC rejects enzalutamide

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2015 00:01 BST

Prostate Cancer UK has expressed anger at the Scottish Medicines Consortium’s (SMC) decision to reject the life-prolonging and life-enhancing drug, enzalutamide, for use on NHS Scotland for men with incurable advanced prostate cancer who have not received chemotherapy.

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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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Have a Magic time in Newcastle courtesy of Prostate Cancer UK

Press Releases   •   May 21, 2015 09:00 BST

From rugby league to rodeo, fun quizzes to star-studded Q&A sessions and top notch musical talent, Prostate Cancer UK’s ever-growing Men United movement will mobilise in Newcastle for the final four days of May.

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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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Prostate cancer specialist nursing workforce under threat as incidence rates set to soar

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2015 09:00 GMT

The prostate cancer specialist nursing workforce is facing a bleak and uncertain future if urgent action is not taken, according to new research commissioned by Prostate Cancer UK and undertaken with support from the British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN).

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Anger at SMC abiraterone decision

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 00:01 GMT

Prostate Cancer UK has expressed outrage at the Scottish Medicines Consortium’s (SMC) decision to reject the life-prolonging and life-enhancing drug, abiraterone, for use on NHS Scotland for men with incurable prostate cancer who have not received chemotherapy.

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Plea for SMC to approve life-extending prostate cancer drug

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2015 00:01 GMT

Prostate Cancer UK is calling on the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) to approve the life-prolonging and life-enhancing drug, abiraterone, for use on NHS Scotland prior to chemotherapy when it announces its decision a week from today (9 Feb).

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Much-loved wildlife expert tops fantasy friendship poll - as Prostate Cancer UK launches Men United drive to ‘keep friendships alive’

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2015 09:00 GMT

Naturalist Sir David Attenborough* has topped an online poll1 as the man most men would like to go for a drink with, in a surprise result, Prostate Cancer UK revealed today.

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SMC urged to throw lifeline to men with incurable prostate cancer

Press Releases   •   Jan 06, 2015 08:00 GMT

Prostate Cancer UK is calling on the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) to throw a lifeline to men with incurable prostate cancer by approving the life-prolonging and life-enhancing drug abiraterone for use on NHS Scotland prior to chemotherapy.

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FirstGroup employees select Prostate Cancer UK as new Charity of Choice partner

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2014 09:00 GMT

Thousands of FirstGroup’s employees have chosen Prostate Cancer UK as the company’s new UK Charity of Choice partner after a recent vote.

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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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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 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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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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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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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.

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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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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.