Press releases

In this section you can view all the latest news from across the Charity, from fundraising challenges to our information services and large-scale campaigns. Our team respond rapidly to new research, as well as to issues affecting men with prostate cancer and their families as they happen. Read our latest statements and responses on all aspects of the disease, including funding, treatment accessibility and emerging research.You can also search our archive of press releases.  

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Our busy Media and PR Team provide journalists with the most up-to-date and precise information on all aspects of prostate cancer, as quickly as possible. We deliver expert responses to the latest developments in prostate cancer research, as well as facts, figures and spokespeople to guide you through the issues surrounding the disease.

We also have access to around 150 people across the UK who have been affected by prostate cancer, and are willing to share their experiences with the media - our Media Talkers scheme.

In the Media Centre, you will find all our latest news releases and comments, as well as the resources you need to shape an article, including facts, statistics and profiles of our spokespeople.  If you do need any further information, you can also find the contact details for the Media and PR Team who will be able to help. 

Please note that the Media Centre is a tool for journalists. For all other enquiries, please contact the Prostate Cancer UK switchboard on 020 8222 7622.

Press releases

Talk Sport

<div><span><span><span>John Robertson, a Support &amp; Information Specialist Helpline Nurse at The Prostate Cancer Charity, joined presenter Mike Parry's morning show <span>on Talk Sport</span> alongside Olympic swimmer Mark Foster to raise awareness of prostate cancer<span>.</span></span></span></span></div>

Daley Thompson

<div><span><span>Former Olympic&nbsp; <span>gold medallist</span> and ambassador of The Prostate Cancer Charity's Tour Rides, Daley Thompson, spoke to the Daily Mail about his views on drug use by athletes, as well as his work with the Charity.</span></span></div>

Single blood test research

<div><span>Dr Sarah Cant, Head of Policy and Campaigns at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to The <span>Daily</span> Telegraph&nbsp;and BBC News Online&nbsp;about new research published by the British Medical Journal, which suggests <span>a single blood test for every man aged 60 could save tens of thousands of lives by pinpointing those most at risk <span>of</span> prostate cancer.</span></span></div>

British Medical Journal Survey

<p>Dr Sarah Cant, Head of Policy and Campaigns at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to the Daily Telegraph, BBC News Online and&nbsp;the Mature Times, about the results of a survey published by the British Medical&nbsp;Journal,&nbsp;which suggests&nbsp; that a single blood test for every man aged 60 could save tens of thousands of lives by pinpointing those most at risk from prostate cancer.</p>