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Diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer Subscription Required

Cases of prostate cancer are increasing but significant advances have been made in the diagnosis and management of this condition

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Incontinence following prostate cancer surgery

Incontinence following prostate cancer surgery Subscription Required

A case study illustrates how urinary incontinence should be managed following radical prostatectomy

Patients’ views on a nurse-led prostate clinic

Patients’ views on a nurse-led prostate clinic Subscription Required

This article reports on a survey, which was undertaken to establish patient satisfaction with a nurse-led clinic for men with suspected prostate cancer

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Preventing the spread  of HIV infection

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Many people with HIV infection are undiagnosed, which means that they and their partners cannot benefit from advances in treatment and prevention

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Elderly black man

Raising cancer awareness in minority ethnic groups Subscription Required

A pilot campaign used a targeted approach to raise awareness about cancer and increase screening uptake among black and minority ethnic communities.

Statins 'may curb prostate cancer'

Statins 'may curb prostate cancer', suggests lab trial

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.

Blood group warning over cancer

Blood group affects recurrence risk for prostate cancer

A man’s blood group has been shown to significantly influence the chance that prostate cancer will return after successful surgery.

The ManVan

Nurses in 'vanguard' of attempt to reach male cancer patients

Nurses are hitting the road in a dedicated mobile support unit for men with prostate or testicular cancer in Wales.

SMC backs drug for male urinary symptoms in Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved solifenacin 6mg/tamsulosin 0.4mg (Vesomni) for use in NHS Scotland.

New packs for nurses to give prostate surgery patients

A charity has launched surgery support packs to help nurses guide men through the side effects of prostate cancer surgery.

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Fish oil supplements linked to prostate cancer

Fish oil supplements linked to prostate cancer

“Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70%,” the Daily Mail reports.

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Benefit of statins for impotence uncertain

Benefit of statins for impotence uncertain

“Statins could be a cheap and effective treatment for erectile dysfunction,” reports the Daily Mail.

Balding on the crown linked to heart disease

Balding on the crown linked to heart disease

“Men with a bald pate are at significantly greater risk of heart disease than their less follicly challenged peers,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

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