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News: Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients

prostate, breast or ovarian cancer. “If men have questions about their individual risk of prostate cancer, we recommend they speak with their GP to discuss risk factors and pros and cons of prostate cancer testing.” Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia National…

prostate specific antigen (PSA)

A protein produced by prostate cells. It may indicate prostate cancer and can be used to monitor its recurrence post treatment….

localised prostate cancer

Cancer that has not spread beyond the prostate gland. Also known as early prostate cancer.

advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

benign prostate enlargement

A non-cancerous swelling of the prostate.

transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

A surgical procedure to remove tissue from the prostate that is restricting urinary flow….

News: Cancer Council urges prostate cancer call-in today

Queensland men affected by prostate cancer are being urged to reach out for support today as Cancer Council launches a dedicated prostate cancer call-in day. New data shows only 20 per cent of Brisbane callers to the Helpline so far…

News: Letter to the Editor: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

…treatment, support and resources to help men address their sexual concerns. Men, anywhere in the world, who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer can take part in the survey via Around 4000 Queensland men are diagnosed with prostate cancer…

News: Prostate cancer: What you need to know

Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan is encouraging men to get informed about prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Council Queensland is urging men to help raise awareness of the disease and better understand their…