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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Simon D'Arcy's story

"It was a complete shock when I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. If I had not seen the poster of the dripping tap in the pharmacy, I may not be here today."

Denton Wilson's story

I was 42 and had no symptoms at all when I was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Guy Williams's story

"It was a shock when I was told I had prostate cancer at the age of 51. I knew I was more likely to be diagnosed because my Dad was living with the disease, but the result still really knocked me."

Phil Kissi MBE's story

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006. I visited my GP after watching a television programme about prostate cancer and thought I could be at risk after learning that African Caribbean men are three times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease than white men.

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."

Colin Hutchins' story

"My biggest fear was incontinence, but three weeks before the operation I started doing a lot of pelvic floor exercises. I still do them now and I’ve never had a problem."

Godfrey Fletcher for Stronger Knowing More - © Dennis Morris assisted by Bolade Banjo

"Prostate cancer is something we need to talk about."

Radio DJ Godfrey Fletcher tells us his battle with prostate cancer.

Tony

Tony's story

Tony describes his experience of urinary incontinence after prostate cancer surgery, and the different treatments he tried to make it better.