Tag Archives: Research

More money for prostate cancer research

Funding boost from Federal Government Last Thursday, I was invited by Movember to attend a joint announcement of increased funding by the Australian Federal Government and Movember Foundation. $12m for research Funding of $12m has been committed to fund a new prostate cancer research alliance over the next four years. Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, and Movember’s Executive Director of Programs, […]

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Navigate Trial – Looking for men with low-risk prostate cancer

Recently diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer? A trial is underway through Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne and this trial needs men like you. ‘Navigate’ is an online decision aid resource for men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and their partners.  It is also the name of the research project which is guiding the development and testing of the Navigate […]

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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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New Prostate Cancer Treatment Possibilities

Diagram showing MRI-guided biopsy of the 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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It’s Movember

In case you hadn’t noticed, there may be more than the usual number of blokes walking around with moustaches in various stages of growth. Yes, it’s Movember and Mo Bros and Mo Sisters are raising money towards research for men’s health – in particular, prostate cancer, testicular cancer and depression. I thought you might like to see how my Mo […]

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