A Perth man who was diagnosed prostate cancer took the brave decision to turn his experience into a short film to help other men.Read more
Bowel Cancer Australia has called for the starting age for bowel cancer screening in Australia to be lowered from 50 to 45.
Researchers at La Trobe in Melbourne are calling for men living with prostate cancer to take part in a new study looking into the social support they may have experienced following their cancer diagnosis and treatment.Read more
Tom is a man in his early 70s who has received a prostate cancer diagnosis. He freaks out. This was not in the plan, how could it be, what’s going to happen?Read more
The Australian Institute Of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published its latest reports on the health of Australian males and females. The reports confirm that men die younger than women, experience a greater burden of disease and are more likely to die from potentially avoidable causes.
Here we present 10 surprising facts about men's health drawn from the AIHW's research. Copies to the full reports are provided at the bottom of the page.Read more
While prostate cancer detection and treatments have significantly improved survival rates for men (95% after five years) the impact on their sexual and mental health can have serious consequences.
Erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, penile shrinkage, fatigue, lack of desire and changes to body image are some of the key challenges men with prostate cancer experience.Read more
Australian Men are twice as likely to get cancer as the rest of the world according to new data from the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
Men in Australia have a 1 in 2 chance of getting cancer before the age of 75 (compared to less that 1 in 4 worldwide). For Australian women the chances of getting cancer are 1 in 3.Read more