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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 |

It’s Fertility Week!

Fertility Week (15-21 October) is a good time to think about improving your chances of having a baby. This year Fertility Week fights chemicals in the home that may reduce your chances of becoming pregnant and having a healthy baby. … Continue reading

Posted in Fertility, Health promotion |

Reminder that testicular cancer is a young man’s cancer

A recent news item about a young footballer diagnosed with testicular cancer is a reminder that this is the second most common cancer in men aged 18 to 39. It’s a good idea for all young men to perform regular … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Health promotion, Testicular cancer |

Trial shows long-term mortality for localised prostate cancer is low even if not treated with surgery

A previous shorter follow-up of the PIVOT trial found no significant difference in mortality between men who underwent surgery for localised prostate cancer and those treated with observation only. This finding was confirmed in a longer term follow-up (up to … Continue reading

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