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  • Prostate cancer

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    Early prostate cancer is contained within the prostate gland and is called localised cancer. The spread of the cancer through the capsule (the outer covering) of the...

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  • Prostate cancer

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    When you hear you have prostate cancer you may have a lot of questions. These pages will answer your questions about what it is, how it...

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  • Treatments for advanced prostate cancer

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    If your cancer has spread beyond your prostate, your treatment team may offer you radiation, hormone treatment and chemotherapy. Immunotherapy treatments may also be provided. *Chemotherapy[#chemotherapy]* Michael 2203...

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  • Sex and prostate cancer

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    *Changes in your sex life* Prostate cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life and your mind, body and relationships. Treatment can affect: • your ability to...

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  • Prostate symptoms

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    Men with early prostate cancer are unlikely to have any symptoms, as these only occur when the cancer is large enough to put pressure on the...

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  • Grading Your Prostate Cancer

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    Grading is a way of describing what your cancer cells look like. It provides an indication of how quickly the *tumour* is growing and how likely...

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  • Brief information about prostate cancer

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    This information has been written to provide you with information on prostate cancer. For more detailed information, please see the Cancer Society’s booklet Prostate Cancer[/cancer-information/cancer-types/prostate-cancer/]. To get...

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  • Diagnosing prostate cancer

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    test to diagnose “I was very upset at first. I prepared myself for the worst and got it. I was confused but as I settled down...

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  • Managing and treating your prostate cancer

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    Your cancer treatment team will advise you about the best treatment for your prostate cancer. Depending on the stage of your cancer, treatment may include surgery,...

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  • Managing side effects of prostate cancer treatments

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    * psa levels * *Monitoring your PSA levels after treatment[#PSA]* You will be given regular appointments to monitor your PSA levels following treatment. Your treatment team or your GP...

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