Communicable cancer: The mounting evidence Mark Greener looks at at new research suggesting that certain cancers could be directly transmissable Prostate cancer in gay and bisexual men Ian Peate discusses this often overlooked aspect of prostate cancer care Diagnosing pancreatic cancer Spotting this lethal cancer early is vital to giving patients the best chance of survival, writes Ali Stunt Spotting breast cancer in men Although breast cancer in men is rare, awareness of symptoms is essential, says Ian Peate Raising awareness of penile cancer Referring men early can help reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with this condition, says Ian Peate. The heavy burden of cancer on men Men are more likely to develop and die from cancer. Ian Peate considers how nurses can address this. 1 comment Prostate cancer: new guidelines NICE has recently updated its guidance on the diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer with some important recommendations for nurses, writes Ian Peate Nurses should be aware of the early symptoms of cancer It is important to look for the red flags which may indicate cancer, say Susanne Cruickshank and Victoria Harmer. Understanding the prostate and spotting signs of cancer Nurses can use an improved knowledge of the prostate to plan interventions to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, explains Ian Peate in his overview of this common disease.