Our research on prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in UK men but more than 8 in 10 (84%) of patients now survive their disease for ten years or more. We are at the heart of this progress, and treatments continue to improve.

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Clinical trial hopes to fight prostate cancer

Edinburgh patient

Keith was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012 and is part of a clinical study called STAMPEDE, looking at hormone therapy in combination with other treatments as a way to treat prostate cancer.

A pioneering new delivery system

Dr Helen McCarthy is creating a specialist nanoparticle delivery system for targeted gene therapy in patients with advanced breast or prostate cancer which has spread to the bones.

New hope for advanced prostate cancer

Our researchers helped to discover abiraterone (Zytiga), which is changing the outlook for men with prostate cancer.

Our strategy to beat cancer sooner

Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.Our new strategy will give us the foundations we need to tackle the challenges ahead.

More about prostate cancer

Find out about symptoms, risk factors and causes of prostate cancer and treatment on our Cancer Help pages.

Read the latest statistics for prostate cancer.

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