A special supplement dedicated to prostate cancer, which
appeared in The Daily Mirror on Tuesday 19 March 2013, has helped
to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men, already
sparking a record number of calls to Prostate Cancer UK's confidential
The informative eight page one-off supplement was rich with
content covering all aspects of the disease from warning signs to
look out for, developments in research, personal experiences and
It featured key interviews with supporters including with
comedian Jon Culshaw who talked about why spreading the word about
the high odds of getting prostate cancer is so important, and why
he is backing Prostate Cancer UK's Sledgehammer Fund.
Specialist nurse John Robertson, who featured in the article and
responded to many of the calls which flooded in to the helpline as
a result of the supplement said: "Raising awareness of prostate
cancer is incredibly important and I was delighted to take part in
this supplement to help spread the word. It was extremely
heartening to see the immediate response, with an unprecedented
number of calls coming in to our helpline. Knowing the message was
reaching those who need it most and encouraging them to seek help,
is exactly what this is all about".
Read the full supplement to find out more.