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Pint and a fight against prostate cancer: meet our brilliant Men United Arms winners

25 May 2018

Our judges have pored over more than 650 entrants to our pub fundraising competition, all of them doing brilliant, inspiring and often wacky things to help support us with our vital work. But there could be only two winners and we spoke to them both about their extraordinary bar-based efforts.

The EFL helps us raise £4m over six seasons as the final whistle blows on official partnership

24 May 2018

Jeff Stelling thanks the league for helping us raise the astonishing sum and the profile of prostate cancer since we became the EFL's Official Charity Partner in 2012. We look back at all the match day collections, marches and rides that helped us get there and find out where the money is going.

The bus driver, his beloved wife and her march to stop other men dying from prostate cancer

23 May 2018

Keith and Angela Benson's world was turned upside down late last year, after Keith was diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer. They tell us how they're adapting to new roles within their marriage as they cope with the difficult side effects of treatment, and why they're proud to be joining our March for Men in London.

Journalist battling chemo to cycle to Amsterdam admits: "I've not ridden a bike since I was 15!"

18 May 2018

After being diagnosed with incurable prostate cancer 18 months ago, the veteran sports writer Ralph Ellis is determined to beat the odds. But even he was surprised when his son challenged him to cycle 145 miles together in our Football to Amsterdam fundraising ride next month. We spoke to him about how he's getting on.

"It’s so important the football family comes together to help stop prostate cancer being a killer"

17 May 2018

Former Liverpool and Bristol Rovers defender Nick Tanner tells us how his late father's generosity has spurred him on to raise thousands of pounds for Prostate Cancer UK, what his famous former teammates are doing to help, and why he's so proud to be joining another March for Men this summer.

“The active fight was the depression” – the hidden truth behind Kurt Jewson's latest selfie

11 May 2018

BLOG: With Mental Health Awareness Week this week, viral selfie star Kurt Jewson opens up about the post-traumatic stress disorder that followed his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer more than two years ago, and why he's learnt not to fight it.

The Men United Arms finalists: the pubs and landlords raising the bar for Prostate Cancer UK

2 May 2018

From The Leigh Arms in Northwich to The Engine and Tender in Bedfordshire, you've been helping us scour the UK to find our favourite local pub and landlord of 2018 as part of our Men United Arms pub-fundraising campaign. We've whittled it down to our top five – is your local or landlord among the finalists?

Jamie Redknapp backs March for Men, as Burton Menswear pledge support

24 Apr 2018

Burton Menswear have announced their support to our March for Men walking series this summer, in a bid to help stop men dying from prostate cancer.

New type of ultrasound shows promise at spotting aggressive prostate cancer in study we funded

23 Apr 2018

New research backed by us and the Movember Foundation has shown that a type of ultrasound scan, which can detect the stiffness of the prostate, may be able to spot aggressive cancer.