Tag: prostate cancer

Wayne McDonell shares his story as part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

When it comes to men’s health, it’s more than just about anatomy. Learn what the issues are and how to reduce your risk.

Treatments for prostate cancer have a high success rate but there has been limited research into the long-term effects on survivors.

An elderly couple standing outdoors.

Australia has one of the highest rates of prostate cancer in the world with over 16,700 men expected to be diagnosed this year alone. Due to improved methods of detection, and a growing and ageing population, the number of men surviving long after diagnosis has been steadily increasing. New research by Cancer Council NSW has […]

In 1996, Nurse and continence advisor Barbara McFadyen ran an advertisement in the local newspaper classifieds to seek support in establishing a support group in the area. She was responding to a need for men and their families who were negotiating their respective prostate cancer journeys. The response was forthcoming from a man who was undergoing […]

Prostate cancer is a malignant enlargement of the prostate gland. The enlargement or tumour is a lump of tissue that occurs when some of the cells of the prostate grow abnormally. For many types of cancer finding and treating the disease early has proven benefits. With prostate cancer we are not sure. Screening, or testing […]

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in Australia, with between 17,000 to 20,000 new cases diagnosed each year. With the number of men living with prostate cancer expected to rapidly increase over the next few years, we must advance our understanding of how to best meet the needs of this growing population. […]