Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

1 March, 2021 - 00:00 to 31 March, 2021 - 01:00

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and is supported by Prostate Cancer UK. The aim is to raise awareness and funds so the charity can provide even better support to both sufferers and their families.

By raising awareness, we can help more people to get diagnosed earlier.

Across the UK

  • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.
  • More than 47,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that's 129 men every day.
  • Every 45 minutes one man dies from prostate cancer – that's more than 11,500 men every year.
  • 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
  • Around 400,000 men are living with and after prostate cancer.

 

Find out more information about the possible symptoms of prostate cancer.

 

If you are concerned, contact a Specialist Nurse on 0800 074 8383

For further information and support, follow the link below

https://prostatecanceruk.org/