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Please find on this page a range of information and materials about prostate cancer for you to download. These documents are grouped by type. Please note that the information is in a read only format and cannot be amended. Also included are relevant articles in the press or on the web. We would recommend also that the downloads sections are viewed on web sites of organisations such as Prostate Scotland and  Prostate Cancer UK If you cannot open any of the Adobe documents on the web site, download Adobe Reader (free), click here.

The information contained within this website has been provided as a general guide and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own GP or any other health professional.

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Health Organisation Public Domain documents (PSA , Biopsies, Screening etc.

Prostate Scotland (PCa awareness and information)
Prostate Scotland has a series of “explanatory guides” on the full range of prostate diseases. These booklets can be used as a back up to the information that you may have been given by your hospital consultant, clinical nurse specialist or GP, so you have more information to read when you get home. These booklets are available to download from the downloads page of the PS website, click here or a copy can be mailed out to you (info@prostatescotland.org.uk).

Help with Incontinence
Look at the page on the Bladder & Bowel Foundation site for information on Pelvic Floor Exercises,  download a fact sheet.
Out and about and need access to a toilet? Get an ELPCSG Toilet Card and this will help you gain access to toilets in an emergency.

ELPCSG Publications 
This page holds our Group generated documents and has further information for those diagnosed. Particular reference to our Newsletter Archive and also our Key Questions to ask health professionals for Informed Choice for those newly diagnosed.

Slides from meetings etc.
To download slides from meetings go to the Edinburgh and West Lothian meeting pages and all available presentations listed there.

End of Life  Considerations on preparing for death. This ELPCSG document “Having a Good Death Check List”  authors – ELPCSG members  Kerry Napuk and Chris Garner.

Miscellaneous:

Maggie’s  A View From The Front Line - Maggie Keswick Jencks 

“Natural Approaches to Prostate Cancer” - book by Chris Garner (ELPCSG), published 2010
Available free as pdf download, click  here. 2012 version update available only on Kindle click here

*** NEW*** Slides from the Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group event which took place on 28th April 2015 are available here  These are provided in pdf format. Please note that within the document are the slides shown by Dr Duncan McLaren, Consultant Oncologist at the Western General Hospital, looking at treatment for prostate cancer for 2020 and beyond.

Slides from Karen Edward’s (pelvic floor etc) Edinburgh  presentation on November 3rd, 2011 click here (save and open in PPT viewer or similar).

PDF of slides from presentation by Adam Gainesof Prostate Scotland on June 6, 2013 click here.

The information contained within this website has been provided as a general guide and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own GP or any other health professional.