More than 7,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in the south east - and more than 1,500 will die from the disease.
Now a new pain-free test, pioneered in the south, is using MRI scanners to help detect the worse tumours.
But so far only around half of the UK's hospitals are offering it - with Medway and Southend among those missing out.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Chris Kitcher, Dr Jonathan Richenberg of the Royal Sussex County Hospital, and Angela Culhane of Prostate Cancer UK.
The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton contains some of the oldest buildings in the NHS, dating back almost two hundred years.
It is now the centre of one of the most expensive redesigns in the country - costing nearly half a billion pounds. But while eight years of work goes on patients have to be looked after as normal.
So, with the first twelve months completed, Andy Dickenson went to see how doctors, nurses and patients were getting on. He speaks to clinical director Peter Larsen-Disney, patient Geoffrey Price and ward manager Zingy Thetho.
An incredible £13 billion of edible food is being thrown away every year.
That's the staggering claim experts made after it was revealed our efforts to tackle food waste have stalled.
But a number of projects in Brighton are hoping to buck that trend. Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Beth Parry of Fare Share, and Kitty Newbury from the Angel Food Bakery.
A community centre in Brighton will start the new year on a high.
Volunteers at Exeter Street Hall received £50,000 from People's Millions three years ago. They've now been awarded £30,000 to help with disability access.
Andy Dickenson speaks to David Fellows.
A choir full of people who once slept on the streets has played in Brighton this week - as new figure's show the city's homeless population has almost doubled.
Today the Government announced a new £1.25million grant to help tackle the 'homeless crisis' in the city. But campaigners say its not nearly enough.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Arthur Richford and Emma Broomfield from the Choir With No Name, Cllr Clare Moonan of Brighton and Hove City Council, and Andy Winter of the Brighton Housing Trust.
Brighton was lit up last night as around 20,000 people helped celebrate the Winter Solstice with the annual 'Burning the Clocks' lantern parade.
A fox in Brighton had a lucky escape after he was rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in an iron gate.
The fox had tried to jump through the gaps in the gate but managed to get caught on a spike.
He is now recovering after receiving treatment at the RSPCA Centre in Hastings.
Dozens of poets are massing in Brighton tonight for a ten-hour poetry relay on track to raise 30 thousand pounds for refugees.
The 'poemathon' at The Komedia Bar is the biggest gathering of poets in the city's history - from first-time writers to international names.
Among them - performing later tonight - is punk poet Attila the Stockbroker, from Southwick:
The world's smallest pop-up gallery has opened in Brighton. It takes its shape from London's Tate Modern.
The art inside however is unique, giving a platform for artists whose work might not otherwise be seen.
Tony Green reports.
Police are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked attack which left a student in hospital for three days.
Omar Meho was punched in the face outside a nightclub on Brighton seafront. The 20 year old had to have surgery to repair his shattered jaw.
Malcolm Shaw reports.