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
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Keeping prostate cancer at bay; giving men more life to live
Earlier diagnosis and interventions of prostate cancer help to keep men living longer. “It’s a common misconception that all men with prostate cancer die with it, rather than because of it, but that’s only true if the cancer has not spread,” says Professor Amit Bahl, consultant oncologist at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust. Prostate cancer … Continued