Men diagnosed with early stage, low-risk prostate cancer are invited to take part in a trial evaluating the impact of a new online resource for prostate sufferers called Navigate, which seeks to help them make decisions about treatment.Read more
Run with Dad founder Katie Woolf wanted to raise awareness about prostate cancer after losing her father Rod to the disease in 2014.Read more
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
A Mount Isa cop who survived prostate cancer has become a men's health champion at work and in his local community.Read more
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
As health outcomes for men are recognised the world over as being much worse than among women, the University of Technology in Sydney is drawing together the insights of transdisciplinary researchers to discuss innovative interventions that promote men’s physical and mental health.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
The national conversation about men’s health commonly focuses on men’s perceived reluctance to get help, when compared with women. Yet the more time you spend examining how health systems work, the more you discover the many different ways we invest less time, money and resources into men’s health.Read more
NB: This article was first published in December 2018. It has not been updated to reflect the ALP's response to the launch of the new National Men's Strategy on 11 April 2019.
Labor has committed to take action to improve men's health if it wins the Federal election due to be held in the first half of 2019. The commitment came on Day Three of the ALP National Conference in Adelaide.Read more