Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – March 2023

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As we draw to the end of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, it is worth reiterating the signs and symptoms of this common type of cancer which begins in the cells of the prostate gland in men.

The prostate is situated just below the bladder and in front of the back passage.

The difficulty with this type of cancer is that symptoms can be absent in the early stages and only becomes noticeable when the tumour in the prostate becomes big enough to press onto the urethra, which is the tube which carries urine from the bladder to the penis.

Symptoms to look out for can include the following:

  • needing to urinate more often, especially at night
  • difficulty in urinating, such as experiencing a weak flow, or straining to start urinating
  • feeling like your bladder is not completely empty.

If you have any of these symptoms, then please contact your GP and get checked out, as the earlier this is caught, the better the outcome.

It is worth mentioning that not all symptoms are indicative of cancer, and that is why it is important to get examined by your GP.

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