Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. Despite this, it is a disease which can often strike men ‘out of the blue’ due to a concerning lack of knowledge about the disease.
Tamzin Outhwaite is joined on the sofa by her father Colin, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009; they are both backing Prostate Cancer UK’s drive to get more people talking about the disease.
Tamzin hopes that her involvement with the charity and her talking about the disease will encourage more people to do so and in turn increase awareness amongst men. Thankfully her father made a full recover but she knows only too well the importance for men to be aware of the life threatening disease.
Currently there are 250,000 men living with prostate cancer in the UK and it is the most common cancer in men. Prostate Cancer UK offers support to the one in eight men who will be diagnosed this year and are constantly fighting to help more men survive the disease and enjoy a better