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Keyword: Prostate; Language: English

Cancer

the NHS website

Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Acute Prostatitis

Patient UK

When the prostate gland becomes infected with a germ (a bacterial infection), the condition is known as acute prostatitis. Symptoms include pain, mainly at the base of the penis and around the anus. A bladder infection commonly occurs at the same tim...

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Alpha-blockers

Patient UK

Alpha-blockers are medicines that are mainly used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), and problems with passing urine in men who have enlargement of the prostate gland. If you have hypertension - alpha-blockers are usually prescribed after m...

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Are you worried about… prostate cancer?

Macmillan Cancer Support

A leaflet discussing how your genes and family history can affect your risk of developing prostate cancer.

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Benign prostate enlargement

the NHS website

Benign prostate enlargement (BPE) is the medical term to describe an enlarged prostate, a condition that can affect how you pass urine. BPE is common in men aged over 50. It is not a cancer and it isn't usually a serious threat to health.

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Cancer - Prostate

the NHS website

The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis that is found only in men. About the size of a walnut, it is located between the penis and the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis. The main function...

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Find out about your prostate

Prostate Cancer UK

This book is for men who are 50 or over. This book uses easy words and pictures to explain: - what is the prostate - how to spot a prostate problem - what to do next.

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Having tests for prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook gives information about diagnostic tests, which are carried out to find out if you have prostate cancer, and staging tests, which help doctors decide which treatment is best for you.

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Having tests for prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for men who may be having tests for prostate cancer. We hope it answers some of your questions and helps you deal with some of the feelings you may have.

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Having tests for prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook gives information about diagnostic tests, which are carried out to find out if you have prostate cancer, and staging tests, which help doctors decide which treatment is best for you.

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My prostate - What changes should I look out for?

Prostate Cancer UK

This is an Easy read booklet. It uses pictures and easy words to explain how to spot a prostate problem and what to do next. It also gives information about what to expect at the GP surgery.

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Prostate cancer - A guide for men who've just been diagnosed

Prostate Cancer UK

This booklet is for men who've recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer. We explain what prostate cancer is, the tests you may have to diagnose it, and the treatment options available. It has space to record your test results, treatment options a...

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Prostate cancer - A guide for men who've just been diagnosed

Prostate Cancer UK

This booklet is for men who've recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer. We explain what prostate cancer is, the tests you may have to diagnose it, and the treatment options available. It has space to record your test results, treatment options a...

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Prostate enlargement

the NHS website

Prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition that affects older men. It is usually not a serious threat to health.

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Prostate enlargement (Benign prostatic hyperplasia)

the NHS website

Prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a common condition that affects older men. It is usually not a serious threat to health. The prostate is a small gland found only in men, located between the penis and bladde...

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Prostate health

the NHS website

This website contains articles related to the prostate health and the treatment.

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Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As Total PSA Free PSA Complex PSA PSA is measured to help detect prostate cancer, and also to monitor the response to treatment in those with prostate cancer.

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Prostatitis

the NHS website

Prostatitis is a general term that refers to inflammation (swelling) or infection of the prostate gland. It can be very painful and you'll need to see your GP.

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PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing for prostate cancer

Department of Health and Social Care

Prostate cancer is a serious condition. The PSA test, which can give an early indication of prostate cancer, is available to you if you want to be tested. However, experts disagree on how useful the PSA test is. This is why there is a lot of research...

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Spotting the signs of prostate cancer

Cancer Research UK

Whether you’ve heard about it from a friend or family member, seen it in the news, or are just curious: if you want to know more about spotting the signs of prostate cancer, this leaflet is for you.

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

the NHS website

A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure that involves cutting away a section of the prostate. The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis only found in men. It's located between the penis and bladder, and surrounds...

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Understanding advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding early (localised) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains early (localised) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding early (localised) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining early (localised) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding locally advanced prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining locally advanced prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding the PSA test

Macmillan Cancer Support

A guide to the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer, designed to help men decide whether or not to take it. Covers key issues, such as what the test involves and the pros and cons, as well as the symptoms and causes of prostate ca...

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What do you know about your prostate? Information for Black men

Prostate Cancer UK

Did you know that in the UK, about 1 in 4 Black men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives? This leaflet is for Black men of any age who want to know about prostate problems. It is also for their partners, friends and families. ...

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