Finding out your cancer has returned

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Full guidance); London: February 2008

What treatments are there?

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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer; London: May 2005

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, High-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer; London: March 2005

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Full guidance); London: February 2008

O' Donnell H, Parker C. What is low-risk prostate cancer and what is its natural history. World Journal of Urology 2008;26:415-422

Which treatments are available to me?

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Heidenreich A, Bolla M, Joniau S et al. Guidelines on prostate cancer. European Association of Urology. 2010

Kimura M, Mouraviev V, Tsivian M, Mayes JM, Satoh T, Polascik TJ. Current salvage methods for recurrent prostate cancer after failure of primary radiotherapy. BJU Int. 2010 Jan;105(2):191-201. Epub 2009 Jul 2

Lawrentschuk N, Finelli A, Van der Kwast TH, Ryan P, Bolton DM, Fleshner NE, Trachtenberg J, Klotz L, Robinette M, Woo H. Salvage radical prostatectomy following primary high intensity focused ultrasound for treatment of prostate cancer. J Urol. 2011 Mar;185(3):862-8. Epub 2011 Jan 15

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer; London: May 2005

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, High-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer; London: March 2005

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Full guidance); London: February 2008

What happens after second-line treatment?

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Full guidance); London: February 2008

Dealing with recurrent prostate cancer

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Wilkins D. Untold problems: A review of the essential issues in the mental health of men and boys. Men’s Health Forum. January 2010. Available at: http://www.nmhdu.org.uk/silo/files/untold-problems-a-review-of-the-essential-issues-in-the-mental-health-of-men-and-boys.pdf

Mishra SI, Scherer RW, Snyder C, Geigle PM, Berlanstein DR, Topaloglu O. Exercise interventions on health-related quality of life for people with cancer during active treatment. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012;8:CD008465

Ames SC, Winston WT, Ames GE et al. Quality of life of men with biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer. Journal of Psychological Oncology 2008; 26: 2: 17-34.

Bellizzi KM et al 2008, Fear of recurrence, symptom burden and health related quality of life in men with prostate cancer. Urology 72 (6); 1269-73. Dec 2008

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment (Full guidance); London: February 2008