Being diagnosed and living with prostate cancer can be hard to deal with. It can affect you physically, but also mentally and emotionally. We have created this wellbeing hub to help support you in looking after your emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing.

The information found in this hub is for anyone affected by prostate cancer – whether you have just been diagnosed, are having treatment, or are living with prostate cancer and the side effects of treatment. Your loved ones might also find this information helpful.

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Mental and emotional wellbeing

Being diagnosed and living with prostate cancer can affect your mood, thoughts, and emotions. We discuss the mental and emotional impact of prostate cancer, and what can help.

Mental and emotional wellbeing
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Common thought and feelings

Everyone reacts differently to being diagnosed and living with prostate cancer. We discuss some of the common thoughts and feelings you and your loved ones may experience.

Common thoughts and feelings
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Physical wellbeing

Looking after your physical wellbeing is not only important for your physical health. We discuss the positive impact physical activity can have on your mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

Physical wellbeing
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Tips on dealing with anxiety and stress

Anxiety and stress can have a negative impact on your mental health. We discuss tips that can help you manage your stress and anxiety.

Tips on dealing with anxiety and stress
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Support for friends and family

This page is for anyone who is close to someone with prostate cancer. It looks at ways you can support someone with prostate cancer, where to get more information and how you can look after yourself.

Support for friends and family
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Elvis’ COVID-19 wellbeing story

Elvis shares his experience of the pandemic and his top tips for staying healthy, both physically and emotionally with prostate cancer.

Elvis' COVID-19 wellbeing story
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Our Specialist Nurses

Our Specialist Nurses are here if you have questions, or just need someone to talk to. Call 0800 074 8383, or chat to them online.

Our Specialist Nurses
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Emotional Support

Find out more about our free pilot counselling service for men with a prostate cancer diagnosis and their partners.

Emotional Support
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Living with and after prostate cancer

This booklet is for anyone living with and after prostate cancer. It’s also for men who are having their prostate cancer monitored, rather than having treatment. Your partner, family and friends might also find it useful. We’ve included information about the physical and emotional effects of prostate cancer and its treatment, and ways to manage them.

Living with and after prostate cancer