The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has just released its second draft decision on radium-223. This time, they do recommend it be made available on the NHS for men with advanced prostate cancer that no longer responds to hormone therapy and has spread to the bones. But they only recommend it for these men if they’ve already been treated with chemotherapy.

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We’re pleased to announce that we’ve joined forces with Maggie’s Cancer Centres across the UK to deliver a new programme of support for men living with prostate cancer and their families. The new course will help men and families cope with common side effects of prostate cancer treatment and give them information and practical support.

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The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Cancer Council Australia have released new draft guidelines on PSA testing for health professionals. They’re now open for consultation, so may still change before they’re finalised. But as they stand, they should give doctors in Australia the kind of clarity around best practice for PSA testing that we want doctors and men in the UK to have.

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We’ve teamed up with Macmillan to publish guidelines that will help health professionals support men who have trouble getting or keeping an erection after prostate cancer treatment. These are an important tool to help men know what they can ask their doctor or specialist nurse for and when.

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