Prostate health: who should get checked and what it involves


Dr Prasanna Sooriakumaran is one of the UK’s foremost specialists in prostate cancer care and is a talkhealth expert.

The prostate is a doughnut-shaped organ that surrounds the neck of the bladder. 

Enlarged prostate

As it enlarges, it can expand on the inside so the ‘hole’ of the doughnut gets smaller and this makes it more difficult to pee.