Tag Archives: Research

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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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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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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