Category Archives: Men’s health

Attention all men (and women with men in their lives)

Reminder FREE Information Evening Prostate Cancer and You Have you booked yet?  If not, get cracking!  Seats are strictly limited and refreshments will be available. Wednesday, 13th June 2018 from 6:45pm at Hampton Senior Citizens’ Centre, 14 Service Street, Hampton. RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW – www.trybooking.com/VEEY See you there!

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Information Evening – Prostate Cancer and You

FREE PROSTATE CANCER INFORMATION EVENING Over the past few months, a colleague (Tony) and I have been busy organising a free information evening about Prostate Cancer in our local area. There is always so much to learn about this topic – from diagnosis to treatment options, from support services to self-care and rehabilitation. KEY SPEAKERS Four key speakers will be […]

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Is there sex after prostate cancer?

What about my sex life? This is the most frequently asked question and the thought uppermost in men’s minds when they are first diagnosed with prostate cancer. There is no straightforward answer, because it depends on the stage of the cancer and the treatment that the man decides to undertake (and of course, it depends on what your definition of […]

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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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Men’s Health goes to Bunnings, Mentone

Who’s interested in men’s health? Drop into the Bunnings store at Nepean Highway in Mentone (opposite Jefferson Ford) this coming Saturday, 17th June 2017.  You can get a free health information show bag, while you discuss “secret men’s business” over a coffee at the display stand inside the store. If you don’t live near Mentone and you want to see […]

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New Male Health Conference

Last week, I attended the National Male Health Conference in Parramatta, NSW. I also gave a short presentation on the subject of prostate cancer, called “Wounding of the Soul“. The focus of the Conference was the need to seek opportunities to promote male health not only through the health services, but through the workplace, the school and all other areas […]

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Movember progress at Day Ten

Okay, Day Ten of Movember has arrived and is swiftly departing.  The Mo Sistas at Shine Health Wellbeing Centre have been out in force today to support the cause. Donations are steadily trickling in, with some very generous donors indeed.  Thank you to all those who have kindly given so generously. There’s still plenty of time to support Movember (and […]

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My book has arrived in time for Movember

After a long gestation, my book has arrived from the publisher, Busybird Publishing. With Movember fast approaching (and, yes, I’ll be growing the mo), the book has arrived at the perfect time.  To watch my progress and make a donation to Movember, click here.  To grab your copy of the book, click here. Although this is my story of the […]

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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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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

It’s been a long time between posts, but this is an important month – Prostate Cancer Awareness month, in case you hadn’t noticed. Question – when was the last time you visited your GP for a check-up? You need check-ups routinely to keep track of your health.  The one I’m asking you to remember most of all this month is […]

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