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What is the prostate?

Here are some helpful sound bites Welcome to our ‘know your prostate’ section. Using the the navigation below, you can learn more about the prostate…

Prostate Problems…

The 3 main diseases associated with the prostate are 1) benign prostate disease (BPH for short) – non cancerous enlargement of the prostate 2) prostate…

Who Is At Risk?…

In the UK, about 1 in 9 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives.
Older men, men with a family history of…

Symptoms to look out for include…

• Needing to urinate more often, especially at night • Difficulty starting to pass urine • Straining or taking a long time to finish urinating…

Diagnosis…

Any male with prostate symptoms should initially attend their GP. The GP will examine the prostate (a DRE – digital rectal examination) and after counselling…

Testing Options…

A prostate biopsy can be performed in two ways. The standard technique is a TRUS biopsy. Between 10 and 12 biopsies are taken from the…

Just Been Diagnosed?…

Recently diagnosed with prostate cancer? Men respond in all kinds of ways to being diagnosed with prostate cancer. You may feel shocked, frightened or angry….

Treatment Options…

There are many treatment options for prostate cancer.
Your options will depend on several factors, including; a) your age b) your general fitness c) the extent…

Living With Prostate Cancer…

250,000 men are living with prostate cancer in the UK… Being diagnosed with prostate cancer can affect your everyday life, work and relationships. You may…

What’s Your PSA?…

Don’t know the answer? Then please read on… Are you, or do you know anyone who’s 50 years of age or older? Prostate cancer is…

Best defence, know the facts

All rugby clubs in Wales will be sent posters of the campaign, together with a leaflet than can be distributed amongst each clubs members. Prostate…

Wellness Talks…

Wellness programs are linked to greater productivity, less absenteeism, and a reduction of long-term health care costs. Are you doing enough to ensure the health…

Useful Links…

Browse external resources Please note: Prostate Cymru are not responsible for external website content. British Association of Urological Surgeons. The patients’ section of the BAUS…

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