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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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.

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.

Christian K, patient of Comprehensive Urology's prostate cancer program

Chris' story

Chris, 58, chose brachytherapy. He describes what it involves and the side effects he had. His wife, Jean, talks about how she supported him.

Mick Granger's story

Mick has been undergoing cryotherapy as part of a trial at University College London Hospital. He shares his experience of the treatment so far.

Kevin Hughes

Kevin Hughes's story

Kevin was told he may be eligible to be part of the STAMPEDE trial, which looks at hormone therapy in combination with other treatments.

Robin is on active surveillance

Robin's story

Robin is on active surveillance where his cancer is monitored, rather than having treatment. He and his wife talk about how they deal with the emotional impact of prostate cancer.

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.

Mick Barrow's story

I was treated for advanced prostate cancer five years ago. I had ignored the fact that I constantly needed to go to the toilet, which is a potential symptom of prostate cancer, until I saw one of Prostate Cancer UK's posters of a dripping tap.