Concerned about a a diagnosis of prostate cancer? Listen to three men describe how they came to be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
With so many ways to treat prostate cancer, your consultant may give you a choice. Listen to how other patients chose their treatments here.
Have you had your prostate checked? Find out from prostate cancer sufferers the importance of prostate cancer screening here.
Just because you have no symptoms of prostate cancer, it does not mean you don’t have it. Find out why requesting a prostate cancer test can save your life.
Are you eating a cancer-free diet? Find out the foods to avoid and what you should be eating more of here
How much do you know about prostate cancer? Find out why prostate cancer awareness is so important here.
Have you contacted your local prostate cancer support group yet? Getting in touch can help! Find out how here.
Find out what prostate cancer support organisation, PCaSO, can do to help patients and their families with prostate cancer.
Could a clinical trial be the best way to treat your prostate cancer? Find out about clinical trials in this short film.
Catching prostate cancer early not only saves lives, it gives patients more treatment options. Find out more here.
Concerned about the side effects of prostate cancer treatments? Find out how other prostate cancer sufferers coped here.
Every year prostate cancer affects 36,000 men in the UK1. If caught in the early stages prostate cancer can be cured; however it is an unfortunate fact that 10,000 men die from prostate cancer every year, many of whom would still be alive if their cancer was detected at an earlier stage1.
Management Consultant, David Smith, travelled around the world for work. He only visited his doctor for prostate tests after experiencing urinary symptoms. By this time, the prostate cancer had spread:
“I was aware of prostate cancer, but I never considered it was an option for me. I was not the sort of person that worried about my health. I ignored anything to do with my health.”
David Childs Hopkins was more fortunate. He visited his doctor for a prostate test after learning about prostate cancer from an awareness campaign:
“I was proactive about having my prostate checked despite not having any known symptoms of prostate cancer. Unfortunately, my tests found that there was a problem, but I was very lucky that it was caught early and at this point in my life it is under control.”
David Childs Hopkins gives this advice to men: “I would highly recommend that men, once they reach their forties, have tests to ascertain whether they have any problems with prostate cancer, regardless of whether they have any symptoms or not.”
1. NHS Choices –Prostate Cancer. Date last updated: 14.02.11. Website:
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