Search: benign prostate enlargement

benign prostate enlargement

A non-cancerous swelling of the prostate.

News: Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients

prostate, breast or ovarian cancer. “If men have questions about their individual risk of prostate cancer, we recommend they speak with their GP to discuss risk factors and pros and cons of prostate cancer testing.” Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia National…

prostate specific antigen (PSA)

A protein produced by prostate cells. It may indicate prostate cancer and can be used to monitor its recurrence post treatment….

localised prostate cancer

Cancer that has not spread beyond the prostate gland. Also known as early prostate cancer.

transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

A surgical procedure to remove tissue from the prostate that is restricting urinary flow….

advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

News: Benign Brain Tumours

…general, it is considered that those tumours that are WHO grade 1-2 are considered ‘low grade’ or ‘benign’, whereas those that are grades 3 or 4 are considered ‘high grade’ or ‘malignant’. When thinking about benign brain tumours, there are…

News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

…others such as “You’re just lucky it’s not malignant” can unintentionally leave somebody with a benign brain tumour feeling as though their experience is not valid. Although the effects of benign brain tumour are largely not visible from the outside,…


Not cancerous or malignant.