Prostate Cancer Testing

There's currently no screening programme for prostate cancer in the UK. This is because it has not been proved that the benefits would outweigh the risks. 

Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme

by cancer-screening-team,

Aim of Prostate Cancer Risk Management There is no organised screening programme for prostate cancer but an informed choice programme, Prostate Cancer Risk Management, has been introduced. If you are worried about a specific problem, or otherwise worried about the risks of cancer, then you…

Prostate Screening FAQ

by cancer-screening-team,

If early prostate cancer is detected, what treatments are used? Approximately two out of every three men who have a prostate biopsy will not have prostate cancer. The initial treatment options for men with early localised prostate cancer are: Watchful waiting This involves the conscious…

Information about prostate cancer

by yiannis,

Incidence Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and accounts for around a quarter of all new male cancer diagnoses. In 2009, there were 34,593 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in England, an age-standardised rate of 107.6. Mortality Prostate…