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The Urology Foundation

About The Urology Foundation

The Urology Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of people with a urology condition through ground-breaking research, training and education. The money we raise is invested directly into research to find better treatments and cures, and in educational training for urology professionals to care for and help people affected by urology conditions. Working with researchers, urology and health care professionals we are improving the nation’s urology care. We are dedicated to beating all urology diseases through cutting-edge research and leading education and training to ensure that fewer lives will be devastated.

The Urology Foundation

21 Mar

How to know if your prostate is infected

Prostates are usually talked about in relation to cancer, and whilst this is the most common cancer in men – affecting roughly 1 in 8 men – it is not the only medical problem that your prostate could face. Prostatitis …

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The Urology Foundation

7 Feb

Kidney Cancer: Is it easy to spot the symptoms?

  Every year, nearly 8,500 people are diagnosed with kidney cancer and more than 3,500 people die from the disease. It is one of the most common types of cancer in the country but how easy is it to spot …

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The Urology Foundation

10 Jan

Your Guide to Male Infertility

According to the NHS, around 1 in 7 couples may have difficulty conceiving but “84% of couples will conceive naturally within a year if they have regular unprotected sex (every two to three days).” What is male infertility? Male infertility …

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The Urology Foundation

29 Nov

A guide to foreskin problems

Foreskin problems are not to be taken lightly. If you notice a foreskin problem, either on yourself, or on your child, it’s important that you get it seen to right away. When boys are born, their foreskin will often be …

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The Urology Foundation

28 Aug

Here’s what could be causing erectile dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is among the most taboo subjects in our society. Yet it is an incredibly common occurrence, with an estimated 50% of men between the ages of 40 and 70 suffering and 1 in 10 of all men …

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The Urology Foundation

2 May

How to spot the signs of bladder cancer and what to do next

Bladder Cancer

A little guide for you this Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, from The Urology Foundation. In the UK, there are over 10,000 new cases of bladder cancer diagnosed every year and nearly 5,000 people die from the disease each year. It …

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The Urology Foundation

16 Nov

The operation to remove a cancerous testicle

The operation to remove a cancerous testicle – The surgeon’s view by Dr Ian Eardley, consultant urologist at Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, Leeds. “When a man has testicular cancer, almost always it is best to remove the whole testis. The …

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