This is our newsletter which aims to update you about things that PCaSO are doing and things that are happening in the wider world of prostate cancer.
PCaSO members can join the mailing list for this or you can read it here after publication.
Tackle, the National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Group, publish a good magazine called Prostate Matters. Click here to see their Latest News page with links to articles including the latest issue of Prostate Matters.
Click on any cover image below to view the leaflet.
A brand new revised edition, updated and reformatted 76-page booklet about prostate cancer. This is aimed at men who have just been diagnosed and those further down the treatment trail. It aims to explain aspects of prostate cancer from the patient’s point of view.
Since the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer is changing quickly we try and update this every two years. Some hospitals distribute this to their newly diagnosed patients.
Healthy Living for Prostate Cancer
Patients and Survivors
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY and EXERCISE
(Digital Version 01, Nov.2020, 15 pages)
A completely new information source:
‘Healthy Living for Survivors of Prostate Cancer’ is being developed by
PCaSO as an information guide to help persons impacted by prostate
cancer. In future it will include other sections such as health of prostate
cancer survivors, the immune system, diet and nutrition. It commences
here with the section on ‘Physical Activity and Exercise’.
Note: This is written for ‘normal times’, however due to the pandemic
some activities will be constrained by whatever Covid-19 restrictions
and advice are current, so you will need to interpret the
An A4 folded leaflet giving information about the diagnosis procedures, what the numbers mean and a brief outline of what’s next.
This is produced for hospitals to give out to patients at diagnosis.
The PSA Test
An A4 folded leaflet aimed at men about to have a PSA test, it explains the test, the pros and cons of having it and what the results mean.
PCaSO use it at all our testing events.
Don’t Get Caught Out
An A4 folded leaflet designed to raise awareness of prostate cancer by giving very basic information. It is designed to be handed out at collections outside supermarkets and similar events.
Pick Me Up
An A4 folded leaflet aimed at women to help them understand the basics of prostate cancer and to counter the male trend of ignoring symptoms. Designed to be handed out at collections outside supermarkets and similar events.
The PSA test is most useful when doctors can see how it has changed over time. Keep a record of your test results on this card.