Early success for prostate cancer support program

An online psychosocial support program for prostate cancer patients is showing early signs of success, but still needs some tweaking, according to Australian researchers behind the project.

More than 60 men participated in the My Road Ahead program, which provides six self-directed modules covering topics such as the emotional impact of prostate cancer, physical changes and sexuality, masculinity and intimacy.

Sixty per cent of the participants reported satisfaction and most said they would recommend it