It’s good to talk, actually talkBMJ 2017; 356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j234 (Published 24 January 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j234
- Brendan McCann, specialist registrar in clinical oncology
- Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, UK
It’s never good to start your day on the wrong end of a doctor’s finger, especially when your GP then informs you that you have an enlarged prostate gland. As a 30 year old oncologist with obstructive urinary symptoms, I had relegated prostatic hypertrophy far down my list of differential diagnoses.
A quick referral to urology, and a barrage of …