Here, men share their experiences of being diagnosed, treatments, side effects of prostate cancer treatment and living with and after prostate cancer.

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Bruce's story

Bruce, 51, is on hormone therapy for advanced prostate cancer. He describes some of the side effects he's had including how it has affected his sex life.

Tony T's story

Tony talks about his experience, what it was like being a gay man with prostate cancer, and the support that helped him.

Ally's story

Ally had radiotherapy and hormone therapy. He talks about how he dealt with the radiotherapy treatment and how his sex life has changed as a result.

Paul's story

Paul, 64, had surgery which caused problems leaking urine (incontinence). He talks about how this affected him, how he managed it and the different treatments he tried for erection problems, including a vacuum pump.

Colin's story

Colin, 51, had surgery. He and his wife talk about how he recovered from the operation and how they have dealt with changes to their sex life after surgery (radical prostatectomy) including his experience of using a vacuum pump and injections to help get erections.

Kevin's story

Kevin, 56, had surgery and hormone therapy. He talks about the impact of surgery on his life and the challenge of accepting the changes in his sex life.

Martin's story

Martin, 58, had surgery, radiotherapy and hormone therapy which meant he couldn't get an erection and lost his desire for sex. He tried different treatments for erections and changed his approach to sex - discovering his more sensuous side.

John Burton's story

"When I was told I had cancer, it was like my world had imploded. I wanted to get rid of the cancer so I opted for surgery, but wasn't told about any of the potential side effects, which came as a massive shock."