Living with prostate cancer (A collection of stories)

Read the real-life experiences of men who are living with prostate cancer.  Stories courtesy of Prostate Cancer UK.

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.”

Read Phil’s story here

Guy Williams’ 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.”

Read Guy’s story here

 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.

Read Chris’ story here

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.

Read Ally’s story

 See all the stories on the Prostate Cancer UK website.


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Posted: 01/08/2018