In the run-up to Father's Day ITV News is running a campaign with charity Prostate Cancer UK to raise awareness of the disease.
Ignorance surrounding prostate cancer has contributed to its rise and it is set to be the most common of all cancers by 2030.
A film-maker from the Midlands is helping to break down those barriers. He hass just produced a drama, to be shown on ITV, which stars a host of British celebrities.
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