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This is the beginning of a repository of resources for men recovering from prostate cancer and their partners and loved ones. Please bear with me as I build it – will be a bit lopsided till I get time to complete it.

Type How common is prostate cancer? Why this resource?
 Academic paper Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer (2019)by Prashanth Rawla Up to date, global figures. Over 1.2 million new cases a year

News article

Prostate overtakes breast as ‘most common cancer’ in England – BBC News, 2020 Useful background about how the word gets out
Type Being in good relationship with cancer – and your partner Why this resource?
Kindle e-book Embroidered Cancer Comic by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin Soft, loving, wry and above all humorous in the face of adversity. A lovely gift
Type Resources for sex and intimacy after prostate cancer Why this resource?
Website ATouchySubject.com Informative, down to earth information specifically for men recovering  sexual health after prostate cancer
Support group Prostate Cancer UK Support Community – living with cancer – sex and relationships Generous, open, supportive, informative peer support group
Academic paper Relationship and sexual adaptation to erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment Adaptation to our new normal is the number one requirement for regaining happiness after prostate cancer – for men and our partners.
Academic paper Sexual changes after prostate cancer treatment – gay men’s experience Forthright, down to earth, practical regardless of your sexual orientation. See also my blog post Learning from Gay Men
Type Resources for penile rehabilitation Why this resource?
Personal tips Field notes on using a Vacurect VED for penile rehabilitation (Mish’s experience) Some of the practical details not covered in blog posts.
Type Understanding the science of erectile function Why this resource?
Medical science The Central Mechanisms of Sexual Function
by Irwin Goldstein, MD
Very readable introduction to the exquisite complexity of the science