Every day, 45 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and nine will die with the illness. Of those diagnosed, 72% will not seek help for mental hardship even while experiencing high levels of anxiety and depression.Read more
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has launched a new fund-raising campaign called “The Long Run”, which calls on people to run, walk or wheel 72km during September to raise awareness and support men diagnosed with prostate cancer.Read more
“What happened to me reminds me of how a sequence of low probability events can generate a fatal air crash.” These are the words of a man late to a serious prostate cancer diagnosis.Read more
A ground-breaking position statement on prostate cancer was released in Canberra yesterday in a move set to transform the way Australia manages the disease.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