Our award-winning information
We are committed to increasing awareness of prostate cancer and improving men's experience of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship by providing accessible, accurate, current and comprehensive information.
We hope our information will add to any medical advice you have had and help you to make any decisions you may face. Please continue to talk to your doctor if you are worried about any medical issues.
British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards
Our online guide:
"I think this resource is to be applauded for covering such a wide range of important topics in such a constructive, unbiased and empathetic way. It’s great to know this resource is out there."
"This is an excellent resource about a very challenging subject."
- Understanding your prostate cancer (animation)
- Why do some men leak urine after surgery? (animation)
- How to manage leaking urine – an artificial urinary sphincter (animation)
- How to manage leaking urine – an internal sling (animation)
Plain English Awards
The Information Standard
The Information Standard Scheme was developed by the Department of Health to improve the quality of information available to the public and to help people make informed choices about their healthcare.
To achieve certification by the Information Standard Scheme, we had to show that our information is accurate, impartial, balanced, evidence-based, accessible and well-written.
The Scheme covers health care information we produce for:
- Men with prostate cancer, their friends, families and carers
- Men at risk of developing prostate cancer, their friends, families and carers
Prostate Cancer UK shall hold responsibility for the accuracy of the information they publish and neither the Scheme Operator nor the Scheme Owner shall have any responsibility whatsoever for costs, losses or direct or indirect damages or costs arising from inaccuracy of information or omissions in information published on the website on behalf of Prostate Cancer UK.
Weblogs, forums and personal experience pages – except where personal experience pages have been produced through a systematic process of validation. Are excluded from the scope of certification.