The Impact of prostate cancer on younger men's masculinity and daily lives

Brona Mooney

National University of Ireland Galway

Brona qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1993 from St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. She has worked in the United Kingdom, U.S.A and latterly Ireland in critical care nursing. She has also worked as a Nurse Tutor at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin from 2000-2002, and as a Lecturer in Nursing Studies at the University of Dublin, Trinity College from 2002 to 2005 and is currently employed as a Lecturer in Nursing Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She is currently pursuing a PhD at UCD and her research interests include: Prostate Cancer, Critical Care Nursing, and Nursing Education.


Background: Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in Ireland and approximately one third of men with prostate cancer are under the age of 65 years at time of diagnosis. The biomedical aspects of prostate cancer,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Brona Mooney (National University of Ireland Galway)
  2. Gerard Fealy (University College Dublin)
  3. Philip Larkin (University College Dublin)
  4. Garrett Durkan (Galway University Hospitals National University Of Ireland Galway)

Topic Area

Lifecourse, older people or dementia


PS-2 » Poster 2 (09:40 - Tuesday, 31st March, LR2 )

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