Tag: Prostate Cancer Symptoms

Why I am a prostate cancer patient buddy – Robert Harris

Birmingham Prostate Clinic’s advanced nurse practitioner Nula Allen introduces one of our patient buddies and describes the different types of support available to our patients: “We take a lot of pride in the support we provide to our patients and as our service has been running since 2005, patient support has grown and evolved as […]

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Strontium 89 for bones

The Birmingham Prostate Clinic offers Strontium 89, a treatment to help control pain experienced by patients when prostate cancer spreads to their bones. What is it? Strontium 89 is a form of internal radiotherapy and is usually given as an intravenous infusion or IV. This contains Strontium 89 which emits beta particles of radiation. These […]

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What every man should know about prostate cancer

What is my risk of prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, affecting one in every nine men. Your personal risk doubles if you have a first degree relative (father or brother) with the disease, particularly if they develop prostate cancer before the age of 60. Prostate cancer risk is also increased […]

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