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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Medical manslaughter, patient safety and a just culture

There is growing concern about the increasing tendency of the Crown Prosecution Service to prosecute healthcare workers when things go wrong. The case of general surgeon David Sellu, who was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter in 2013 for not getting a patient to theatre in time, …

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Genomics of renal cell carcinoma

This short video summarises the thoughts and discoveries of Dr Marston Linehan, Chief of Surgery at the National Institute of Health in Washington DC, USA, about the genomics of renal cell carcinoma and how this can be used to develop novel therapies for the disease. Dr …

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A snapshot of what TUF funds

Urological problems are an increasing issue (one in two of us will experience them in our lifetime) and The Urology Foundation (TUF) is the only UK charity that funds research into all urological conditions.
After successfully raising 1.3 million pounds last year, the TUF Chief Executive Louise de …

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RSM Urology Winter Meeting 2017

Between 27 January and 4 February 2017 the RSM Urology section held its annual Winter Meeting in Northstar, California. The short video above captures the flavour of the meeting, which was not only highly educational, but also tremendous fun. If it looks enticing, do consider …

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