Journal watch: recent medical studies with a ‘take-home message’

In the next in our series of Trends in Urology and Men’s Health podcasts, Mike Kirby, Editor of Trends in Urology and Men’s Health, returns to the microphone to go over some important recent medical studies along with his own ‘take-home message’.
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Testicular cancer, testosterone deficiency and the metabolic syndrome

In the first of a series of Trends in Urology and Men’s Health podcasts, Mike Kirby, GP and Visiting Professor to the University of Hertfordshire, discusses the association between testicular cancer surgery and the subsequent development of testosterone deficiency and the metabolic syndrome.
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Management of urinary incontinence following prostate cancer treatment

In this short video Culley Carson, Rhodes Distinguished Professor and Chief of Urology at the University of North Carolina, USA, discusses the current outcomes of prostate cancer treatment; in particular, the management of urinary incontinence using a male sling or artificial urinary sphincter.

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Peyronie’s disease: a less known issue of erectile dysfunction

In this short video Culley Carson, Rhodes Distinguished Professor and Chief of Urology at the University of North Carolina, USA, discusses the diagnosis and management of Peyronie’s disease. In particular, he asks clinicians to remain aware of it as a potential diagnosis in patients presenting …

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Erectile dysfunction after radical treatment for prostate cancer

A survey commissioned by Prostate Cancer UK highlighted that, when asked, many men feel they get limited advice or support on sexual dysfunction as a consequence of radical treatment for prostate cancer.
In particular, the survey made clear that patients undergoing radiotherapy often get little advice …

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My prostate cancer diagnosis

In this short video, Stephen Fry candidly discusses how an elevated PSA level during his annual health check set off a chain of further medical tests that resulted in his eventual diagnosis with prostate cancer.
After hearing the fateful words ‘I’m a little worried about your PSA …

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Cardiovascular outcome trials in diabetes

Professor Mike Kirby, GP and Visiting Professor to the University of Hertfordshire and The Prostate Centre, London, discusses diabetes in men and what we have learnt from the recent cardiovascular outcome trials on diabetes drugs. 
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Cycling for TUF in Vietnam and Cambodia

Last November, nearly 40 cyclists undertook The Urology Foundation (TUF) Challenge to cycle 500km through Vietnam and Cambodia. The riders were urologists, patients and supporters who all wanted to raise funds for TUF’s work into research, training and education to provide better treatments and outcomes …

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Kilimanjaro 2003: Prostate Cancer UK

In the Autumn of 2003, 14 of us set out to climb Mt Kilimanjaro to raise funds for the Prostate Research Campaign UK (now Prostate Cancer UK). I am pleased to say that all 14 of us got to the summit and raised over £200,000 …

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Management of invasive bladder cancer

In this short video James Catto, Professor in Urological Surgery at The University of Sheffield, discusses the management of invasive bladder cancer. Professor Catto was the Malcolm Coptcoat visiting professor at the Royal Society of Medicine on 16 March 2017. He points out that survival …

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