Posts tagged with "prostate cancer"

Making decisions about the PSA test

The doctor says it’s time for you to have a PSA test. But what is the PSA test exactly?

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Working towards better cancer data collection

In 'The Healthy Male' Spring 2015 issue: Cancer Australia, in partnership with Andrology Australia, has been developing national data set specifications for prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

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Is tadalafil effective for preventing erectile dysfunction after radiotherapy for prostate cancer?

The results are in on the first study to evaluate tadalafil for prevention of erectile dysfunction in men treated with radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common in men following radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer. Regular administration of … Continue reading

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Prostate cancer fact sheets updated

Andrology Australia has a catalogue of 28 fact sheets on a wide range of male health topics, and two of our titles on prostate cancer have recently been updated.

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Five important issues in men’s health

Andrology Australia’s CEO, Dr Carol Holden, looks ahead to five important and emerging issues in men’s health. A focus on men’s health in Australia has been reinvigorated in recent years with the launch of the 2010 National Men’s Health Policy. … Continue reading

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Monash researchers run for more than fun

Monash University researchers will show their support for the E.J. Whitten Foundation in the City2Sea fun run on Sunday 17th November.

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What do prostate cancer patients want from their urologist?

The Agency for Clinical Innovation's Urology Network has produced a prostate cancer factsheet for patients by patients that addresses what patients want from their urologist at initial prostate cancer diagnosis.

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Effects of ADT in treatment of prostate cancer

There are some metabolic and cardiovascular effects of androgen deprivation therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.

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Semen analysis for testing male fertility

In this issue of The Healthy Male, we put male infertility under the microscope to look at semen analysis— an important test for male fertility, which helps to estimate the chance of natural pregnancy.

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The pendulum swing of PSA testing

Consultant urologic surgeon Jeremy Grummet summarises the controversy about testing and screening for prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen test (PSA).

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