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Male breast cancer: treatment and care

01 October 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice


Although breast cancer is uncommon in men, it can cause significant morbidity and mortality. While treatment and management of female breast cancer has been widely...

Psychological and psychosocial effects of prostate cancer

11 December 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Background Prostate cancer is a life-threatening disease that is not curable but can be controlled through treatment. Current treatments can result in unpleasant and...

Men’s health: a cause for concern

22 November 2000

Nursing Standard


The state of men’s health is a cause for concern; men are less likely to seek medical help than women even though they are more likely to die at a younger age....

The erectile dysfunction revolution

29 November 2000

Nursing Standard


Erectile dysfunction affects approximately one in ten men at some point in their lives. Edna Astbury-Ward describes its causes and the treatments available, and...

managing urinary continence in men

01 November 2002

Nursing Older People


This is the third and final paper in a series on urinary incontinence in men. The first and second papers (Heath and Watson 2002a, 2002b) considered causes and...

treatment of urinary incontinence in men

01 October 2002

Nursing Older People


The first paper in this series (Heath and Watson 2002) considered the causes of urinary incontinence in men while this one considers treatment. Some distinction...

the causes of urinary incontinence in men

01 September 2002

Nursing Older People


This is the first of three papers examining the causes, treatment and management of urinary incontinence in men. It is estimated that between 2.5 and four million...

Domestic violence and men

18 June 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the factors that influence or induce domestic violence, and why men who experience domestic violence decline to report or admit to a problem...

Prostate-specific antigen test: an informed choice

05 April 2011

Primary Health Care


In December 2010 the UK National Screening Committee announced that following a review of the evidence, a screening programme for prostate cancer based on the...

Male urinary catheterisation

16 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Summary This article examines the procedure of male catheterisation and its development as a role now performed by trained nurses, regardless of gender. The reasons...