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Urology 2021

Peer support is vital to managing prostate cancer

It can be challenging at times to talk about incontinence, but support groups can help you to realise that you are not alone. I can still vividly remember the time when I first realised that I had become totally incontinent of urine. It was four weeks after my radical prostatectomy and two weeks after my … Continued
Urology 2021

Why fertility is firmly a male issue

Infertility is as emotionally distressing and isolating for men as it is for women, as a survey looking at men’s experiences of the disease revealed. Data from the fertility regulator the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) show that the majority (37%) of couples seeking IVF or ICSI (intra cytoplasmic sperm injection) do so because … Continued
Urology 2020

COVID-19: providing support for men with prostate cancer when the foundations are shaking

The current COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented pressures on the health service, and big drops in cancer referrals. As the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the UK, the drop-in referrals mean that there are potentially thousands of men with clinically significant prostate cancer who could be cured, but who may now not be diagnosed until … Continued