Dr Thomas Stuttaford is vice president of The Prostate Cancer Charity and patron of the Prostate Cancer Support Federation. Born in Norfolk in 1931 and educated at Oxford. After National Service in The 10th Hussars, Dr Stuttaford qualified as a doctor. He has combined careers in medicine, politics and journalism, having his first piece accepted in the national press at the age of 19. After 20 years as a freelance journalist, he became the medical correspondent and columnist at The Times for 27 years. He is The Oldie’s health columnist and writes their monthly health letters page.