Category Archives: News

Member’s article on cancer

Member Colin Butcher has written an article to help cancer patients and plans more. Find it here

Prostate Cancer FC launched

Former England striker Mick Harford wants to unite football fans to join Prostate Cancer FC, raise awareness of the risk factors, fund research and save lives in every club across the UK (Feb 23). See more here

Site for women supporters

Facebook has a new site for women affected by a partner’s PCa. See here

Fight for key drugs

Three charities have united with actor Stephen Fry, who survived PCa, to call for precision treatments Olaparib and Pluvicto to be made available. See more here

Vaccine cuts risk of relapse or death

A cancer vaccine that uses the same technology as Covid shots has been shown to slash the risk of tumours returning in advanced melanoma patients. More here

Possible origins of PCa?

Researchers are a step closer to understanding how PCa begins. This finding could make it possible to find which men are at greatest risk and design treatments to prevent the cancer. It also suggests that, in men who already have the disease, it may be better to treat the whole prostate rather than only the […]

Tumours ‘hijack’ cells

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists finally discover how tumours ‘hijack’ healthy cells. See here

Podcast is back

The Prostate Cancer Research Pod is back with new episodes! Host Ben Monro-Davies chats to the people behind the research – from those living with PCa to the scientists working to find new treatments. Join here

Memorial to PCa victims moved

The memorial to PCa victims has moved to Cardiff Central Station and will be there until January 29. You can find out more via this link. Any queries ring 0800 082 1616.

Prostate guidance ‘wrong’

Public health messaging around PCa places a misleading focus on urinary symptoms and may be hampering efforts of early detection, scientists have warned. Researchers said there was “no evidence of a causal link between PCa and either prostate size or troublesome urinary symptoms”. But public health guidance regularly promotes this link. Worried about  PCa? Check […]