Stephen Fry: Breaking Down Urology Taboo

01 August 2018, Tim Burton 

Stephen Fry has spoken very openly about his experience of prostate cancer. 

Urology disease often carries with it a huge problem with taboo. Many people aren’t comfortable talking about erectile dysfunction, incontinence, male infertility, or cancers of the bladder, testicles, or prostate.

At The Urology Foundation (TUF) we work hard all year round to break down the taboos surrounding urology disease and we place a particular emphasis on this during September, which is Urology Awareness Month.

One person who has done a tremendous amount to navigate his way through talking about urology disease is TUF supporter, Stephen Fry.

In the below video Stephen shares a very frank account of his encounter with prostate cancer. His willingness to speak so publically about his experience is worthy of praise. Having public figures like Stephen speak in this way can only be good for urology patients as they grapple with what urology disease means for them.

Watch Stephen’s video:



If you’d like to join Stephen in sharing your story this Urology Awareness Month, then This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at TUF or use #urologyawareness.

For more ways to get involved with Urology Awareness Month, visit our webpage.


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