Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a very common condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older. Over 70% of men in their 60s have symptoms of BPH that affects more than 500 million men worldwide1. In fact, BPH is more common than prostate cancer2.
This year in Australia alone over 1 million men will suffer from lower urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate3. Continue reading
Prostate cancer (PC) is the most common malignancy diagnosed in men and the second most common cause of cancer deaths in men1. Continue reading
Incontinence management in primary care is often a difficult topic, as there seem to be a number of possible diagnoses and the assessment can take time. Continue reading
In Australia over six million men will suffer from urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate.1 These symptoms lead to significant deterioration in quality of life due to constantly interrupted sleep, frequent interruptions of daily activities and can be associated with sexual dysfunction and depression.2 Continue reading
MRI may prove to be the answer we have all been seeking for more accurate prostate cancer diagnosis. Emerging evidence suggests that multi-parametric MRI of the prostate is not only far superior than regular TRUS biopsy at detecting aggressive localized prostate cancer, it may also reduce over-diagnosis of low grade indolent disease. Continue reading