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 your PSA levels (prostate specific antigen). Any rise in PSA levels may indicate changes in your prostate gland (not necessarily cancer).
So, do you have the balls to get your prostate checked?
As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness month, the Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron in Beach Road, Beaumaris, is holding a Big Aussie BBQ.
From breakfast to brunch on Saturday 17th September, they will be providing food, coffee, raffles (with great prizes) and a stunning view of the Bay.
Starting at 8am and running until noon, the funds raised will be given to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Gold coin entry will get you in the door.
I will be there in my capacity as a volunteer Men’s Health Peer Educator, representing the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. There will be free men’s health showbag packs to take away, with information supplied by:
- Healthy Male
- Foundation 49
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre
So, if you are in the Bayside area this coming Saturday morning, bring the family along to enjoy the view, the food, the free men’s health information, and a good chat about health or anything else that comes to mind.