Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in men. Despite this, many men still aren't following the recommended screening guidelines for early detection, nor are they taking important steps toward prevention. Use the Prostate Cancer Web Guide to answer your questions about prostate cancer.
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After a prostate cancer diagnosis, a flood of questions can arise regarding how the disease will affect daily life, what its complications might be, what side effects could occur during treatment and how a patient should cope. Use the sites below to find advice on living with prostate cancer.
- When reading about the effects of treatment, it's always important to keep in mind that not all men experience all the effects.
- Information on prostate cancer, and particularly living with prostate cancer, is helpful not only to the patient but to anyone in their social or care circle.
For living with prostate cancer ...
Patient Health International
a Web site of the pharmaceutical company AstraSeneca, presents "Living with prostate cancer," an article that covers issues such as the importance of follow-up care, dealing with changes in sexual relationships and living a healthy lifestyle.
Cancer Research UK
discusses many issues that may come up for someone living with prostate cancer. Links lead to such topics as talking to people about your cancer, talking to children, finances and where you can find help.
For sexual and reproductive side effects of prostate cancer...
addresses erectile dysfunction, reviews how prostate cancer treatment can affect a man's sexuality after treatment and offers ways to cope.
For life after prostate cancer ...
American Cancer Society
offers an article, "Moving on After Treatment," that touches on lifestyle changes, making healthier choices, emotional health and more.
The American Cancer Society
provides this information about urinary incontinence following treatment for prostate cancer, which affects some men who survive prostate cancer.
The Cancer Information Network
presents "The Prostate Cancer Outcome Study." It's interesting and hopeful reading for men fighting prostate cancer as well as those who have finished treatment.
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Prostate cancer research is ongoing with many clinical trials in progress. Use the ... read more »
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