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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…

localised prostate cancer

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

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….

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….

Disease mapping: Geographic differences in population rates of interventional treatment for prostate cancer in Australia

Summary For men with prostate cancer, the way it is treated depends on where they live in Australia. What is known? People diagnosed with prostate cancer decide which treatment (or treatments) to undertake, with their doctors’ advice and guidance. These…

Blog: David was diagnosed with prostate cancer the day before his 74th birthday

David Callister had only recently retired when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis in March 2021 – the day before his 74th birthday. Testing Back in 2017, a regular blood test showed a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) reading of 7, which…

News: Deadliest skin cancer increases risk of other cancers including prostate, lung

New research shows Queenslanders with the world’s deadliest skin cancer are diagnosed with more than double the expected number of subsequent primary cancers, including melanoma, lip, prostate, colorectal and lung cancers. Queensland has at least double the rates of Merkel…