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Prostate cancer: clinical review

Prostate cancer: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


November 20, 2014


April 7, 2017

Programme Description

This article, updated in 2017 by Dr Jonathan Rees, provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include classification of prostate cancer as localised, locally advanced or metastatic, the role of PSA testing and NICE guidance for management.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the risk factors and symptoms of prostate cancer
  • Describe the stages and treatment options
  • Develop a referral pathway for prostate cancer patients
  • Readers' comments

    `Excellent module, relevant to GP practice.'

    `A good course, up to date information.’

    `The case studies were very useful.’


    Activity authors
    Ms Clarissa Martyn-Hemphill
    Core surgical trainee year two in urology
    Whipps Cross University Hospital

    Dr Jonathan Rees
    GP with an interest in urology and men’s health


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required