GP Referral Fact Sheet to prostate cancer

This referral fact sheet answers key questions on prostate cancer to help clinicians in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.

The questions answered in this fact sheet include:

  • What is the epidemiology of prostate cancer?
  • Who is at risk of prostate cancer?
  • When should I suspect prostate cancer?
  • How should I investigate possible prostate cancer?
  • Why is there no national screening programme?
  • What are the treatment options?

The fact sheet was written by Dr Nicholas Van As, consultant clinical oncologist, urology & GI, The Royal Marsden, and reviewed by Dr Kate Maskell, GP, Frome Valley Medical Centre, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol.

Click here to request a copy of this GP Referral Fact Sheet.

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