A pioneering form of treatment for prostate cancer has changed the way men are being treated in cancer centres across the
In the UK alone, incidence of prostate cancer are expected to rise 12% by 2035. More than 11,000 men die from the disease each year, and it's the most common form of cancer in men. Yet there is still no national screening programme.
An extra 19,000 young people are taking them.
Steroids have become the only drug to see increased usage in the UK over the last year, according to official data from the
Many of these men are terrified by the thought of the side effects of surgery and traditional radiotherapy, which include double incontinence and erectile dysfunction. So they start researching the alternatives - and it inevitably leads them to proton therapy.
Obesity was also found to increase the risk.
Men who are tall have an increased risk of developing and dying from aggressive prostate cancer, a new study has found. With
'We need to continue to increase awareness of cancer signs and symptoms.'
Thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in A&E each year have visited their GP three times or more with symptoms, research
Last year 45 year old father of two, Lloyd Pinder, was diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer. He was told that he has 5-10 years to live. However, he is hopeful that he can live for another 20. Here he vlogs about his diagnosis, the impact it has had on his family and what he is doing to ensure no man ends up in the same situation as him.