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"I was 42 and had no symptoms at all when I was diagnosed with
prostate cancer. I had recently lost my father to the disease and
that spurred me on to visit the doctor, as I knew the family
connection meant I was more likely to develop the disease. I
received treatment and have been living with prostate cancer for
the last twelve years."
What I'm doing now
"My father's death gave me life and now I use my time to raise
awareness. It's not always easy for men to talk about their health,
especially in my community, but African Caribbean men are three
times more likely to develop prostate cancer so I give talks and
hold information stands to get the message out there. I also
volunteer with Prostate Cancer UK who do great work raising
awareness and campaigning for better care for men with prostate