The father who diagnosed himself with prostate cancer after watching a TV programme – and how it got him an MBE

The father who diagnosed himself with prostate cancer after watching a TV programme – and how it got him an MBEPhil Kissi, 54, suffered no symptoms but was diagnosed with an aggressive strain of prostate cancerA chance viewing of City Hospital prompted him to get testedBeing of black African decent and having a family history of prostate cancer increased his riskHe has now pledged to spend the rest of his life raising money for charity and helping disadvantaged young people | UPDATED: 03:37 GMT, 1 January 2013 As a former athlete, sitting down to watch daytime TV wasn't something Phil Kissi usually did.