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Practical and emotional support

Getting practical and emotional support can help you to cope with a diagnosis of cancer, and life during and after treatment. This includes information on sex and relationships, and helpful websites and books. 

Coping and support when you have prostate cancer

Coping with cancer can be difficult. There is help and support available. There are things you can do, people to help and ways to cope with a diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Bladder problems after surgery

Find out about urinary problems after surgery to remove the prostate gland (prostatectomy) and how to cope with them.

Bladder problems after radiotherapy

You might have some problems with your bladder after radiotherapy to the prostate. This can include leaking urine. Find out about what you can do to help. 

Sex and relationships

Learn how prostate cancer treatments can affect your sex life and find out ways to cope with this.

Living with the effects of hormone therapy

Learn how cancer treatment can affect your hormones.


You should try to have a healthy diet and stay within the government guidelines for drinking alcohol when you have prostate cancer.

Food controversies and supplements

It is unclear if particular foods can reduce the risk of prostate cancer coming back (recurrence). Research has looked at a number of different foods and supplements.

Physical activity and weight

Find out about being active and keeping a healthy weight after your diagnosis or treatment for prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer resources and books

Find out about organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with prostate cancer and treatment.

Last reviewed: 
12 Jun 2019

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