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Updates to our PSA testing and prostate cancer factsheets

Andrology Australia have recently updated three of our popular patient factsheets on PSA testing, prostate cancer diagnosis and prostate cancer treatment. These are a great information resource for men and their families. The updated factsheets and all of our factsheet … Continue reading

Posted in Middle-aged and older males, Prostate cancer, Prostate cancer screening |

Erectile dysfunction risk could be in the genes

It is likely that some cases of erectile dysfunction are caused in part by genetics. But until recently, no single gene had been specifically found for a genetic link with erectile dysfunction. Now researchers think they may have found a … Continue reading

Posted in Erectile dysfunction, Middle-aged and older males, Uncategorized |

Andrology Australia have a new factsheet on pre-conception health for dads-to-be

To coincide with Fertility Week, 15-21 October 2018, Andrology Australia are pleased to present a brand new factsheet for men who are planning to become dads. Being healthy before trying for a baby is important for both parents, but sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Fertility, Men's health, Preconception health |

Using preclinical models to discover new treatments for advanced prostate cancer

Despite many new treatments for advanced (castration-resistant) prostate cancer, this aggressive from of cancer remains incurable. A team of researchers at Monash University, Melbourne have established new preclinical models of advanced prostate cancer that can be studied in the laboratory. … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Middle-aged and older males, Prostate cancer |

Immunotherapy hope for patients with advanced prostate cancer

Immunotherapy is an exciting new weapon in the treatment of aggressive cancers that works by harnessing the body’s own immune system to eradicate cancer cells. In prostate cancer, the success of immunotherapy in clinical trials is mixed. Where many patients … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Middle-aged and older males, Prostate cancer |

Andrology Australia has recently updated 20 fact sheets

Andrology Australia has a catalogue of fact sheets on a wide range of male health topics. We have recently released 20 updated fact sheets with more on their way! Here’s a preview: Erectile dysfunction Erectile dysfunction (when a man is … Continue reading

Posted in Erectile dysfunction, Men's health, Prostate cancer, Reproductive health, Sexual health | Tagged , , , ,

MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy for Prostate-Cancer Diagnosis

The current standard of care for men suspected of prostate cancer is referral for a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. However, this approach can lead to over-treatment clinically insignificant cancers, burdening men with side-effects related to the cancer treatment and the … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Men's health, Middle-aged and older males, Prostate cancer, Uncategorized |

We are kicking off #MensHealthWeek with a series of local events and activities in Lismore NSW

We are kicking off #MensHealthWeek with a series of local events and activities in Lismore NSW.  Watch our video here #itshealthytotalk

Posted in Andrology Australia, Community health, Health promotion, International Men's Health Week, Men's health, Men's health events |

Invitation to a public lecture on Prostate Cancer

You are invited to a public lecture at a Monash University, Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, public lecture on The Australian Revolution in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis.  Speaker: Associate Professor Jeremy Grummet MBBS, MS, FRACS is a consultant Urologist and Director of … Continue reading

Posted in Andrology Australia, Community health, Health promotion, Men's health, Men's health events, Research and Evaluation, Training and Education |

Men’s views of prostate cancer diagnosis and care

Data from the Victorian Prostate Cancer Registry showed differences in care and poorer rates of survival for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in one Victorian regional area compared with men in metropolitan Melbourne. To gain an understanding of the reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge exchange, Prostate cancer, Research and Evaluation |
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