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Prostate Cancer UK

Summary

A study of the impact on men of increased and variable investigation and treatment of prostate cancer in the Island of Ireland.

Aims and Objectives 

To quantify short and long term (up to 15 years) physical and quality of life effects of prostate cancer  treatments in Ireland and relate these to socio-demographic and health indices (Study 1 - ongoing)

To document physical side effects of prostate cancer biopsy of men on the Island of Ireland and to measure associated regret (Study 2 – in development)

To provide information for men, reports for service providers and peer reviewed publications

Fulfil the information gap to men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Northern Ireland