Prostate Cancer

Common prostate problems and what to do about them [Video]

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. However, there are other issues that can affect the prostate. (Photo via Getty Images)

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Many men have no idea what their prostate is, what it does or when to seek medical attention if they think they have a problem.

And while prostate cancer is one of the main issues that affects the gland, there are other conditions the prostate is prone to that can impact someone’s quality of life.

In an interview with Yahoo Canada, Dr. Danny Vesprini, a radiation oncologist at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, says that while the prostate isn’t large (about the size of a walnut), its nature and location “certainly causes lots of problems.”

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Sexual Dysfunction Post Prostate Cancer: A Focus on the Partners [Video]

This video is a recording of Dr. Francisco Garcia speaking at the January 2023 Partners in Prostate Support Group meeting. Dr. Garcia speaks on sexual dysfunction in both prostate cancer patients and their partners, what you can do about it, and how to talk to your partner about it. For more information about our Partners in Prostate support group for partners of prostate cancer patients, please visit partnersinprostate.caFor more information on Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, our umbrella organization, please visit prostatecancerbc.caFor more information on Prostate Cancer Support Canada, Prostate Cancer Foundation BC's support initiative, please visit: www.prostatecancersupport.caThe views, information, and opinions expressed in this video are those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Prostate Cancer Foundation BC or its employees. PCFBC is not responsible and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the videos available for watching on this site. The primary purpose of these videos is to educate and inform, but these videos do not constitute, or replace, medical or other professional advice.