When it comes to cancer, there’s always a story in the newspaper. One week coffee causes cancer, the next week it prevents it. Unsurprisingly prostate cancer has not escaped. Stories about what makes you more likely to get prostate cancer are everywhere. And misunderstandings about the disease are common. Our Specialist Nurse, John Robertson lays the facts on the line.

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One in four Black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives - double the one in eight risk faced by all men in the UK. What’s more, Black men are also more likely to develop the disease earlier than men of the same age from other ethnic backgrounds. October is Black History Month so it's a good time for us to remind you of the four facts every Black man should know about prostate cancer.

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If you’ve had treatment for prostate cancer or an enlarged prostate you may have experienced the side effect of leaking urine (incontinence). If so, you probably know it can really affect things like self-esteem and independence as well as work life, sex life and social life. One thing many men find useful in managing incontinence is practicing pelvic floor muscle exercises. Here we talk you through getting to grips with your pelvic floor.

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