On these pages you can read reliable and up-to-date information about prostate cancer and prostate problems. You can also download or order any of our publications for more detail. If you have questions or want to talk, our Specialist Nurses are here for you.

About prostate cancer

Information about prostate cancer, signs and symptoms, risk and incidence.

Are you at risk?

In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Older men, men with a family history of prostate cancer and Black men are more at risk.

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Understanding your prostate cancer

This animation is for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. We explain what prostate cancer is and how you can get support.

A Black man's risk

We answer some of the questions you might have about how prostate cancer affects Black men.


Learn about tests and test results for prostate cancer and prostate problems.

Just diagnosed

Read about the different types of prostate cancer you may have been diagnosed with and what your outlook is.


There are a number of different treatments for prostate cancer. We’ve listed them all here.

Prostate problems

For some men, problems urinating could be a sign that they have a prostate problem, usually an enlarged prostate. Or it might be an infection or inflammation of the prostate, called prostatitis.

Our publications

All our publications are designed to help answer your questions about prostate cancer and prostate problems. And they’re all free of charge.