In the UK, around 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime, mostly affecting men over 50, so your risk increases with age. The risk is even higher for black men and men with a family history of prostate cancer. This is the most common cancer in men. More information and advice available through these organisations.
Prostate Cymru is a health charity in Wales supporting men with benign prostate disease and prostate cancer. They raise awareness, support research and give practical help.
Nurse hotline: 08000 470 200
The main prostate cancer charity in the UK. A helpline available with specialist nurses, and a very comprehensive website with useful information about all aspects of the condition.
0800 074 8383
Macmillan Cancer Support is dedicated to improving the quality of life of those who live with cancer. An up to date website, recently incorporating Cancer BACKUP information, and support also through the helpline, in addition to their 2000 specialist cancer nurses.
NHS Direct Wales is a 24 hour helpline, which can give advice about health and health services across Wales. It is staffed by experienced nurses specially trained to give advice over the phone and provide information about all your local services.
Extensive, good quality health information usually provided by GPs and nurses during consultation.