Prostate Cancer

John Z

Age at interview: 57
Age at diagnosis: 54

Brief outline: John's problematic urination led to a PSA test and DRE. A trans-rectal biopsy detected cancer and he decided to have brachytherapy but a later trans-perineal biopsy indicated more advanced cancer and he then had a robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy. He later had a 'male sling' to treat his incontinence.

Background: John is a married writer with one adult child and his ethnic background is White British.

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