Stride On! Prostate Cancer Walking Football have joined Tackle.

Arsenal in the Community have recently launched an exciting new project called ‘Stride On: Walking football for Men affected by Prostate Cancer, they are the latest group to join the Tackle sphere. The project is running in partnership with UCLH (University College London Hospitals) and is funded by the UCLH Charity’s Cancer Fund. Sessions are […]

Changes to the Tackle Team!

Changes to the Tackle Team!

We wanted to share some exciting news with you about some recent changes within the Tackle team. We are committed to look at ways we can diversify our skill-mix and representation to ensure we have the right team in place to support people who live with or who are affected by prostate cancer. 

New Tackle Support Groups!

We’ve recently welcomed a few new support groups to our Tackle sphere. Sutton Coldfield, The Green Prostate Support Group (Bradford) and the Huddersfield Prostate Cancer Support Group, are the latest additions to our fold and we couldn’t be more pleased.  We spoke with Chris, who co-runs the Huddersfield group about his prostate cancer experience, how […]

Tackling Representation

Prostate cancer peer support groups – understanding your experiences & your needs Tackle Prostate Cancer (TPC), the patient-led organisation for people living with prostate cancer  commissioned METRO Charity to conduct research about peer support groups in 2021. Focusing on the West Midlands, this pilot research is expanding with a national survey during 2023 to learn more about the experiences […]

Boys NEED Bins Campaign

We’re working with Prostate Cancer UK and Bladder Health UK to support the Boys Need Bins initiative. As part of this, we’re campaigning for legislation for male hygiene bins to be provided in male toilets. This’ll address the needs of men who are incontinent and men who wear stomas.   Our National Support and Development Manager, […]

Tackling the Ridgeway Trail

Hear from one of our members, Clive, who along with two of his friends, walked the Ridgeway National Trail to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. “I have known Dave all my life. From the age of 4. Kim, since we were 24.  Dave was the first. He was diagnosed  with early prostate cancer about […]

Dr Steve Allen appointed as Acting Chair

Steve Allen

Tackle Prostate Cancer is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Steve Allen as Acting Chair, following the recent departure of Ken Mastris. Steve was appointed as a Trustee in February 2022 and was voted into the position of Acting Chair by the Board of Trustees on the 4th of March 2022. Over the last […]

New campaign launches to break down taboos around prostate cancer treatment side effects

Let's Talk About the Hard Things Campaign

New campaign launches to break down taboos around prostate cancer treatment side effects http://www.pcr.org.uk/hard-things Prostate cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in the UK, with 57,192 men diagnosed in 2019 —equating to 1 man every 9 minutes.[i] New research shows 86% of men receiving treatment for prostate cancer experienced erectile dysfunction, and 79% suffered a […]

Letter from Chairman Ken Mastris

Dear friends and colleagues I hope you and your families are all keeping well and safe. We have all gone through a difficult time in 2020 and the start of this year is showing little improvement. Last year I lost my mother, who was 100, but as the circle of life goes gained a granddaughter […]

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