The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups and the Tackle prostate cancer campaign are very grateful to Federation Member PCaSO for permission to use the material from the acclaimed booklet Knowledge Empowers for this section of the website.

Illustrations by Woodman Design ©PCaSO 2020

Our thanks for supplying us with illustrations/photographs to: 

Mr Jerry Grant  
Mr Marc Laniado
CancerPartners UK  
Prof Robert Thomas    

Our thanks to our medical advisers Prof Chris Parker and Dr Angus Robinson for reviewing the content.

Also to Prof. Robert Thomas, Dr Georgios Plataniotis, Prof Frank Chinegwundoh MBE and Dr Steve Allen, Dr Edd James for their specialist input.

Except where otherwise acknowledged, this booklet is the work of an editorial team of patients comprising: Roger Bacon and Tony Ball, building on previous content contributed by Ian Graham-Jones, Peter Loader, David Rowlands, Jim Stansfeld and Sandy Tyndale-Biscoe.

Booklet design, typeset and illustrations by Colin Woodman

Photographs taken for use in this book are royalty free or the royalties have been paid via