Category Archives: Men’s health

Decision making and uncertainty

When men get a prostate cancer diagnosis, the next discussion is usually about treatment. The stage of the cancer will determine the type of treatments on offer.  Generally, with a diagnosis of low-risk, low-grade prostate cancer, men will often have several options available to choose from. Depending on a range of criteria, men can consider active surveillance, surgery, or radiotherapy. […]

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A day at the yacht club

Last Saturday, we had perfect weather to promote men’s health at the Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron in beautiful bayside Melbourne. Tim Wilson, Federal MP for Goldstein, turned up to show his support and pick up his free men’s health information pack. Grateful thanks to Andrology Australia, Foundation 49, PCFA and DVA for supplying the valuable literature in each man’s showbag.  […]

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International Men’s Health Week 2016

Machine Man - AMSA - Spanner in the Works

When was your last service? Did you know that this coming week (13th June to 19th June) is International Men’s Health Week? Did you know that there’s even an organisation that runs the whole shebang in Australia?  Yep, it’s called Men’s Health Week – catchy, eh?  And how do you like Machine Man below?  He comes to you courtesy of […]

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New Prostate Cancer Treatment Possibilities

Biopsy - Prostate

Technology is certainly moving quickly concerning prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Biopsies can now be made more accurate by utilising specific MRI scanning and ultrasound together to target the cancer cells.  I’m sure you are familiar with the old “shotgun approach” where multiple needles are inserted and you just hope that one of them hits the target.  With this new […]

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