Approximately 5,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed each year in the North West of England which represent approximately 105 new diagnosis per year per 100,000 population.

In the Greater Manchester region there are approximately 101 new diagnoses per 100,000 population per year. Rates of prostate cancer in the North West are similar to those for England as a whole.

Since January 2014, 2230 prostate patients have been newly referred to The Christie for treatment. Median age of prostate cancer patients referred here since January 2014 was 69 years

Last updated: August 2021

Christie stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we're doing all we can to make sure patients get the treatment, information and support they need. Read some stories from our patients and staff to find out what The Christie is doing at this difficult time.

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Corinne Faivre Finn
“We have seen a lot of our research staff return to the office. This has massively improved morale as it is a lot easier to connect with people.”
Corinne Faivre-Finn, Christie consultant
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“The experience has allowed me to be able to hear what is not being said. The extraordinary strength and resilience of individuals as they greet you with a smile… when you are aware of the pain and anguish they will be going through.”
Digital services team, redeployed to telephone patients
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“Of course, the COVID-19 virus has not gone away – we have to be cautious and we have to proceed in an appropriate way.”
Professor John Radford, director of research at The Christie
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