Prostate cancer facts: One man an hour dies from it

  • One man dies every hour from prostate cancer in the UK
  • One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, the same odds as women diagnosed with breast cancer
  • 40,975 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year
  • 10,721 men die of prostate cancer each year

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Stand By Your Man campaign

ITV is running a campaign with charity Prostate Cancer UK to raise awareness of the disease, which kills at least one man every hour. The Stand By Your Man campaign is asking women to talk to men about how prostate cancer can be treated