Prostate cancer

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support or need to understand the basics.

Prostate cancer affects your urinary system. If you're worried about prostate cancer, it's best to first understand the facts.

Knowing the symptoms of prostate cancer is important. We'll help you understand what's happening to your body and explain how prostate cancer is diagnosed.

The main treatments for prostate cancer are active surveillance, surgery, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy and watchful waiting. Learn more about them and things to think about when making a decision about treatment.  In this section:
 

Living with prostate cancer can be difficult. We can help you better understand the impact of living with prostate cancer and offer you more information and support on how to cope with some of the side effects that you might be experiencing and ways to help improve your day to day life.

The exact cause of prostate cancer is unknown, but there are risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease. Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.

Call our Cancer Nurseline

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