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Overcoming prostate problems

The prostate is a small gland, about the size of a walnut, and is situated just below the male bladder. It produces fluid which binds with semen aiding in the motility of sperm.

Overcoming prostate problems

The prostate is a small gland about the size of a walnut and is situated just below the male bladder.

Prostate cancer information and support series

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Saolta University Healthcare Group, in association with Cancer Care West and the Irish Cancer Society, is holding a series of free information and support sessions for men who have been treated for prostate cancer.

Cancer Care West to hold course on life after cancer treatment

Cancer Care West is delighted to launch a new course, aimed at people who have finished their cancer treatment.

Prostate cancer survivors help launch exhibition to raise awareness

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Three West of Ireland men are among those who joined with Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan, former Irish rugby international Tony Ward, former RTE broadcaster and Castlebar-native Michael Murphy and nine other prostate cancer survivors today to help the Marie Keating Foundation launch a new exhibition which aims to give hope and support to men affected by prostate cancer.

Galway prostate cancer survivors help launch exhibition to raise awareness

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Three Galway men are among those who joined with Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan, former Irish rugby international Tony Ward, former RTE broadcaster Michael Murphy and nine other prostate cancer survivors today to help the Marie Keating Foundation launch a new exhibition which aims to give hope and support to men affected by prostate cancer.

Guide to overcoming prostate problems

The prostate is a small gland, about the size of a walnut, and is situated just below the male bladder. It produces fluid which binds with semen aiding in the motility of sperm. Although many problems related to the prostate gland produce symptoms of a urinary nature, it is nonetheless considered to be an organ of reproduction. There is a high incidence of enlarged prostate in men over the age of 50. The majority of prostate problems are due to a condition called benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH, caused by an elevation of the powerful androgen dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and oestrogen in prostate tissue.

A holitstic approach to living with cancer

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More than one in three people will, at some point in their lives, develop cancer. The diagnosis is often accompanied by shock, fear, and turmoil. Few people are prepared for the changes that this news will bring to their lives.

Severe pressure on UHG’s urology department in 2014 - says report

More than one in six outpatient attendances at Galway University Hospitals (UHG and Merlin Park) in 2014 involved newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Pat Kenny launches ‘Man to Man’ campaign

A campaign to raise awareness of the importance of psychological support and a series of new meetings for advanced prostate cancer survivors was launched by Janssen, the Irish Cancer Society, and broadcaster Pat Kenny recently.

 

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