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Cases of prostate cancer are increasing but significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and management of this condition
A case study illustrates how urinary incontinence should be managed following radical prostatectomy
This article reports on a survey, which was undertaken to establish patient satisfaction with a nurse-led clinic for men with suspected prostate cancer
Many people with HIV infection are undiagnosed, which means that they and their partners cannot benefit from advances in treatment and prevention
A pilot campaign used a targeted approach to raise awareness about cancer and increase screening uptake among black and minority ethnic communities.
Cholesterol-lowering statins may curb the spread of prostate cancer by interfering with the ability of tumour cells to squeeze into bones, UK research has shown.
A man’s blood group has been shown to significantly influence the chance that prostate cancer will return after successful surgery.
Nurses are hitting the road in a dedicated mobile support unit for men with prostate or testicular cancer in Wales.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved solifenacin 6mg/tamsulosin 0.4mg (Vesomni) for use in NHS Scotland.
A charity has launched surgery support packs to help nurses guide men through the side effects of prostate cancer surgery.
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“Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70%,” the Daily Mail reports.
“Statins could be a cheap and effective treatment for erectile dysfunction,” reports the Daily Mail.
“Men with a bald pate are at significantly greater risk of heart disease than their less follicly challenged peers,” reports The Daily Telegraph.