Prostate cancer survivors spark inspiration for film

A new film with an all-star cast is aiming to raise awareness of prostate cancer by telling the story of a cancer support group.

The inspiration behind the film comes from members of a real support group - one of many across the country - who meet in north London to speak about their experiences.

Between them they hope to encourage more men to talk openly about a disease that one in eight of all men will be diagnosed with at some point in their lives.

ITV News correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones went to meet them:

Read: Men need to be more like women and get wise on cancer

Read about the Stand By Your Man pledge here.

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Prostate cancer campaign

ITV and Prostate Cancer UK have teamed up to ask people to make a pledge to stand by the men in their lives and unite in the fight against the disease.