Prostate Cancer

Richard Y

Age at interview: 51
Age at diagnosis: 50

Brief outline: Richard mentioned his frequent urination in passing to his doctor who gave him a PSA test. A score of 18.5 prompted a biopsy and other tests which gave a diagnosis of prostate cancer in 2009. He began his brachytherapy treatment just before Christmas 2009.

Background: Richard is a medical librarian and self-employed artist who is married with two teenage children. Ethnic background is White British.

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