Showing 30 articles tagged 'The Manual':

Our top tips for coping with fatigue in the hot weather

1 Aug 2017

The hot summer weather can exacerbate the fatigue experienced by many men undergoing prostate cancer treatment. So our Specialist Nurse, Meg Burgess, explains what things you can do to help manage the discomfort – including the merits of a Mediterranean-style siesta.

Travel essentials: check off our list before you check in for your flight

6 Jul 2017

Travelling when you have prostate cancer doesn't have to change how or where you head on your holidays. But there are a few extra things to think about that will hopefully make things easier. From travel insurance to incontinence management, our Specialist Nurse, Ali Rooke, shares her top tips for your travel plans this summer.

The Manual: eating healthily with prostate cancer

25 Feb 2016

Our Specialist Nurse, Laura, answers some of your questions about diet and what foods to eat or avoid when you have prostate cancer.

The Manual: How to support a man with prostate cancer

21 Oct 2015

From what to say to how you can help, our Specialist Nurse offers her expert tips to supporting someone - and yourself - after a diagnosis.

Have prostate cancer, will travel

25 Aug 2015

Getting ready for your summer holidays abroad is stressful enough for anyone, but especially if you're managing prostate cancer. Our newly updated fact sheet on travelling with the disease takes the worry out of planning so you're free to explore the world.

The Manual: Getting active – your questions answered

21 Jul 2015

We’ve all heard that exercise is good for us, but what do we actually know about the links between physical activity and prostate cancer? And how can we fit exercise in to our own daily lives?

The Manual: Dealing with prostate cancer at the end of life

22 Apr 2015

EastEnders viewers have said a final goodbye to character Stan Carter, whose funeral took place this week. Over the last few months we've seen him dealing, in his own way, with the knowledge that he was going to die of prostate cancer. Here we answer difficult questions about coping with the news that you don't have long left to live, including some of the practical matters that may prey on your mind.

The Manual: Managing bone pain in advanced prostate cancer

18 Mar 2015

We've recently seen Stan Carter in EastEnders trying to deal with pain caused by his advanced prostate cancer and last night things came to a head as it was revealed the cancer has spread to his spine. If prostate cancer spreads to the bones, it weakens the bone and can cause pain. Here, our Specialist Nurse Lara Spiby answers your questions about managing bone pain.

The Manual: Tips to help you deal with the financial pressures of prostate cancer

20 Jan 2015

Whatever your situation, January can often be a time to tighten your belt after the Christmas splurge. But if you’ve got prostate cancer, you may have other practical and financial worries that add to the pressure. Here, our Health Information team answer your questions about the financial impact of prostate cancer.

How does groundbreaking research become reality for men? We look into clinical trials.

20 Jan 2015

We know it can take scientists years of hard work to make big breakthroughs. But what happens once they have? In this in-depth special feature Sophie Lutter examines a crucial stage in the process of developing new treatments, which patients are a vital part of – the clinical trial.