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Prostate disease

10 March 1999

Nursing Standard


This article discusses prostate disease and outlines the role of the nurse in the assessment and treatment of patients with prostate symptoms.

Prostate cancer: risk factors, diagnosis and management

02 December 2010

Cancer Nursing Practice


This article aims to update nurses on prostate cancer with emphasis on incidence, epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. An...

Transrectal ultrasound and prostate biopsy clinic

25 February 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & science

This article examines one of the most common outpatient diagnostic procedures carried out in urology-the transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) and prostatic biopsy....

Prostate cancer screening: the pros and cons

01 May 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


The aim of any cancer screening programme is early detection of cancer, leading to increased survival rates and a reduction in mortality. However, it is debatable...

Prostate cancer — an overview

01 February 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice


According to the Institute of Cancer Research, London, the incidence of prostate cancer has been rising steadily since the 1970s, due partly to increased testing....

Regaining continence after radical prostatectomy

05 November 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In this article, the author examines incontinence following radical prostatectomy and describes how nurses can provide advice, support and care for these patients.