“112 men are diagnosed
with prostate cancer
every day”

About prostate cancer

Find a support group near you

Latest Prostate Cancer Surveys

Make a donation

AGM and Conference 2016

The 2016 Annual Conference and AGM was held on 21 June at the Royal National Hotel in London and generously supported by Prostate Cancer UK. Click here to see the presentation slides.

 


Call the FREE
National Helpline
0800 035 5302
or email
helpline@tackleprostate.org

Volunteer your time and skills

“Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men”

A win for Tackle!

Prostate Disease Q&A

Leaflets Available

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“In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives.”

“112 men are diagnosed
with prostate cancer
every day”

About prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and kills 10,000 - 15,000 men in the UK every year.

Click on one of the topics in the "About prostate cancer" heading above to find out all about the disease, the risk factors, detection, treatment, and how to reduce your chances of being affected by it.

 

Worried about Prostate Cancer?

Call the National Help Line free
0800 035 5302
and speak to a patient

Manned 24hrs a day, 365 days a year

Find a support group near you

The purple pin markers represent the prostate cancer support groups. Click on one and the contact details will be displayed.

If your area is not obviously in the map, click and hold on the map and move it so that your area is centred.

PLEASE NOTE
This information is regularly updated, however meetings, times and venues can be subject to change and therefore it is advisable to contact the local support group to confirm the meeting details if you wish to visit the above.

 

How to use this map

To magnify the page (zoom in), click on the + sign at the bottom of the map on the left-hand side. You can also use the following controls:

Zoom in: Double-left click
Zoom out: Double-right click


Both good news and bad news on some recent surveys about prostate cancer and the value of exercise.

Read more here...

 

Latest news

Click here to read all the latest news from Tackle

Prostate Matters is Tackle's official journal. Click here to see our latest edition

Make a donation

There are many ways of making a donation to the Tackle Campaign. The simplest is to do so on line through BT's MyDonate scheme, which is free to the charity.

Or, to find out other ways you can donate, go to this page.

Thank you very much for your support. And please don't forget to fill in Gift Aid Declaration form so that we can add 25% to your donation if you are a taxpayer.

Make secure online donations with BT MyDonate

AGM and Conference 2016

The 2016 Annual Conference and AGM was held on 21 June at the Royal National Hotel in London and generously supported by Prostate Cancer UK. Click here to see the presentation slides.

 


Call the FREE
National Helpline
0800 035 5302
or email
helpline@tackleprostate.org

Volunteer your time and skills

The Tackle prostate cancer campaign is run by the Prostate Cancer Support Federation, an organisation of patient-led support groups that relies almost entirely on the voluntary efforts of men with prostate cancer, their families and friends, and anyone else who cares about the impact of this dreadful disease.

 

Have a look

at what some of our Key Volunteers are getting up to

If you are able to help in ANY way pleasee get in touch

“Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men”

NICE has reversed its previous decision and will allow the hormone therapy drug enzalutamide to be used by the NHS.

Click here for the full story

Prostate disease Q&A

Dr Jon Rees, a member of Tackle's Clinical Advisory Board, talks about various aspects of prostate cancer including PSA tests and the importance of support groups in the Urology section of the Independant.

Read more...

 

If someone is experiencing urinary symptoms, should they be worried?

Click here to read all the questions and answers from
Dr Jon Rees


Looking for leaflets about Prostate Cancer?

If you need some leaflets to hand out or for display eg at the hospital where you're treated, we can provide them for you.

 

Read our latest newsletter

Tackle's official journal Prostate Matters is provided free to all Member Organisations in sufficient numbers for them to distribute to their own members.

Articles to be considered for inclusion in Prostate Matters are always welcome and should be sent to the Editor.

 

May 2016 Prostate Matters published

Click here to read

For past editions, click here

“In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives.”