A patient receives his diagnosis from a doctor
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Prostate cancer diagnosis recorded for Lothian patients

Doctors in Edinburgh are offering people a recording of what may be the worst moment of their life - the hospital appointment at which they are told how serious their cancer is.

Many cancer patients are too shocked to take in the complex information that then follows.

Doctors hope that giving them a CD will help.

  • 19 Apr 2012