Emmerdale actress Gemma Oaten is preparing to appear on Calendar tonight alongside her mum and dad, Marg and Dennis, in support of ITV's Stand By Your Man campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Dennis is currently recovering from the disease.
Actor Neil Stuke, who stars alongside Ray Winstone and Tamzin Outhwaite in a new film about prostate cancer speaks to Lorraine Kelly about his involvement in the film and also about encouraging more men to get tested.
Meet our prostate cancer blogger Patrick. He's had first hand experience of the condition, and speaks to us candidly about his fight.Read the full story ›
Lynne Cramphorn's husband, Colin, was the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police. He was only 48 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer - he died two years later.
Lynne is urging men to get themselves checked out if they have any concerns and tells us about the first symptoms her husband displayed.
In our continuing Stand By Your Man campaign, with Prostate Cancer UK, we meet Patrick Campbell who was diagnosed with prostate cancer four years ago and had his prostate removed.
We speak to him and his wife Janet at their home in Halifax about dealing with the news that he had cancer, raising awareness and why men are reluctant to discuss the disease.
Throughout the week we'll be meeting many people affected by prostate cancer and finding out what's being done to tackle the disease.
Today Christine Talbot spoke to Meg Burgess, a specialist prostate cancer nurse, and asked her first why a short film, Fathers Day, to be screened on ITV4 on Sunday, is so important to the campaign.
As part of ITV's Stand By Your Man campaign, stars of TV and film walked the red carpet last night ahead of a mini drama this Sunday to raise awareness of prostate cancer - set to become the most common cancer by 2030.
Prostate cancer kills 1,600 men in London every year.
Today, ITV in conjuction with Prostate Cancer UK launches "Stand By Your Man" which is an initiative aimed at saving lives.
ITV News London have been speaking to a family in Wandsworth, whose father had prostate cancer and who died because of a rare fatal reaction to his chemotherapy treatment.
Charles Dance, the actor and supporter of the Stand By Your Man Campaign, has encouraged men to have a "very simple, routine test" for prostate cancer.
"A lot of men live with the symptoms and hope that it's going to go away, or just be certainly reluctant to talk about it." the 67-year-old said before urging men to go for the test.
The Game of Thrones actor said the new film Father's Day, which he describes as "beautifully written", aims to raise awareness of the issue.
Actress Tamsin Outhwaite has backed the Stand By Your Man campaign, saying not enough people are aware of the dangers of prostate cancer.
Despite labelling the statistics "horrific", the actress said that people need to realise it is a very treatable cancer.
Ms Outhwaite's father Colin was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009 and was successfully treated.
The actress urged men to recognise the signs and get checked out: "Look at what the symptoms are, get yourself checked out and anyone else that you think might have it - in the same way the guy did for my Dad - tell them, inform them. Keep informing people."