“Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men”

About prostate cancer

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PSA Testing - the Tackle View

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AGM and Conference 2017

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“112 men are diagnosed
with prostate cancer
every day”

Cancer and Music Research

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The Patient Perspective...

Prostate Disease Q&A

Cancer Drugs Fund - latest!

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

“Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men”

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?

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0800 035 5302
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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


The debate about PSA testing and national prostate screening programmes continues to be debated around the world.

Read Tackle's view.

 

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.

 

August 2017 Prostate Matters published

Click here to read

For past editions, click here

AGM and Conference 2017

The 2017 Annual Conference and AGM was held on Tuesday 13 June at Winterbourne House, Edgbaston, Birmingham and was generously supported by Prostate Cancer UK. Click here to see the presentations.

Make a donation

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“112 men are diagnosed
with prostate cancer
every day”

Are you affected by cancer?

Do you like music?

The Royal College of Music and Tenovus Cancer Care are looking for volunteers to take part in a research study exploring the effects of music on the experience of cancer. No musical experience is required.

Interested? Click here to find out more...

Looking for leaflets about Prostate Cancer?

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

 

As part of our campaigning to put the patient perspective, Tackle Trustee Keith Cass was on the independent panel reviewing how local health boards in Wales carry out Individual Patient Funding Requests (IPFR).

Click here for the full story and more details about the findings of the review.

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


NHS England publishes how the CDF will operate from August 2016 which seems to promise prostate cancer patients access to the latest treatments but... subject to those treatments being cost-effective... 

Read more here...

 

Latest news

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

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