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Topic: prostate

Over a quarter of men frequently get up in the night to wee, but only fifth of them realise this could signal a problem with their prostate read more about When should men be concerned about weeing during the night?
The common symptoms that accompany an enlarged prostate gland can cause emotional as well as physical distress, but when lifestyle changes are not enough to tackle the problem, a minimally invasive surgical technique is offering hope for men to get their lives back on track read more about Expert Interview: Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) with Marios Hadjipavlou
Getting a prostate cancer diagnosis can be a frightening experience but minimally-invasive treatments such as Nanoknife offer hope of rapid recovery and continued quality of life. read more about Expert interview: NanoKnife with Mark Emberton
In 2017 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer – low/medium grade with a Gleason score of 3/4. It was initially suggested that I watch and wait, but my Dad had died of prostate cancer so I wanted to know what treatment options were available. read more about Patient stories: pioneering NanoKnife procedure treats prostate cancer
Men are happy to visit their GP for a mental health problem. But a shortage of healthcare access and poor information mean that men aren’t always making the right choices. read more about Men’s health: attitudes are still changing for the better, but we’re not there yet
Despite improvements in surgical techniques, and robotic assisted prostatectomy in particular, there is still a risk of urinary incontinence following prostate cancer surgery. This type of incontinence is known as Post Prostatectomy Incontinence (PPI). read more about Post prostatectomy urinary incontinence: how it’s treated