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The web Directory of Information Materials for People Affected by Cancer is regularly updated and currently has details of over 1,900 booklets, leaflets, books and audiovisual materials for people affected by cancer. Most have been published in the last five years but we have included some older ones that are still useful.

Results: 16

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Urinary problems after prostate cancer treatment (January 2017)

Prostate Cancer UK

Prostate cancer and its treatment can be a cause of urinary problems. This factsheet describes how different treatments cause these problems and ways to manage them. It includes information on pelvic floor exercises and continence products as well as surgical treatments.

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Pelvic floor muscle exercises (December 2016)

Prostate Cancer UK

This factsheet describes pelvic floor muscle exercises for men to help deal with urinary problems such as incontinence following treatment for prostate cancer.

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Bladder control after a prostate operation (January 2014)

Bladder and Bowel Foundation

Urinary incontinence may be a complication of prostate surgery. This factsheet describes what happens after surgery and how to cope at home. It explains the five types of incontinence and how they can be treated. It also describes pelvic floor exercises and includes a bladder training chart.

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Incontinence as a symptom of prostate problems (August 2013)

Prostate Scotland

This booklet has advice and information for men who have continence problems due to a problem with their prostate or treatment for prostate disease.

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Urinary infections in people with urinary diversions (March 2013)

Urostomy Association

This leaflet explains why a urinary infection might occur following a urostomy, how to prevent an infection, and how to obtain a urine sample. It also briefly describes the symptoms and treatment and what happens in the case of recurrent infections.

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Continent urinary diversion (e.g. Mitrofanoff) (August 2014)

Urostomy Association

This leaflet has information about continent urinary diversion, which avoids the need to wear a urostomy pouch over the stoma to collect urine. It describes pre-operative and post-operative care, and care of the new reservoir.

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Expectations of care for patients with a continent urinary diversion (Mitrofanoff) in the primary care setting (July 2011)

Urostomy Association

Guidelines for people with a continent urinary diversion (Mitrofanoff) in the event of problems with pouch function, urinary tract infections, bleeding or discharge.

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Prostate cancer information booklet (September 2016)

PCaSO Prostate Cancer Support Network

This booklet covers diagnosis (including the DRE and the PSA test), the Gleason score and the staging of prostate cancer, treatment options (active surveillance, watchful waiting, radical prostatectomy, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy, high intensity focused ultrasound, hormone treatment, chemotherapy and photodynamic therapy), clinical trials, side effects (sexual problems, continence, bone health), and diet and lifestyle.

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Regaining bowel control (September 2015)

Beating Bowel Cancer

Advice on regaining bowel control following treatment for bowel cancer. The factsheet describes how the sphincter muscles work and how to learn to control them, and exercises to help strengthen the muscles.

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Treatment for an enlarged prostate by 1. Trans urethral resection of the prostate (TURP); 2. Green light laser (GLL); 3. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) (November 2013)

Prostate Scotland

This booklet describes the use of these three treatments to treat the urinary symptoms that may be caused by an enlarged prostate or by prostate cancer.

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