Our Mission

To provide an environment empowering men to make informed decisions about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Throughout New Zealand, we offer peer support to men, and their families, who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and we actively promote awareness of this disease through community promotions, including our Blue September campaign month.  

NZ Herald Feature on Prostate Cancer

Recently the NZ herald had run a series on major cancers in New Zealand.  This includes comments from Professor John Nacey and an article by PCFNZ Chief Executive Graeme Woodside. Tom McGrath also tells his story of accidental diagnosis in an interesting video clip. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11544456  

FREE Patient and Carer Forum

Facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and the consequent treatment is a real challenge for most men. Having a partner to share that with can be comforting, but it can also present special challenges. Christchurch - 25th June 2016 - Auckland - 2nd July 2016   Find out more and register your place now.  

Latest News


Only 15 per cent of websites on prostate cancer are reliable

Researchers have shown that only 15 per cent of websites on prostate cancer are reliable, they say they can be easily identified. All people need do is download a free toolbar which indicates if a site is accredited by the World Health Organisation. The criteria for accreditation are strict and commercial websites or those that…


Baseline PSA at Age 55-60 Predicts Prostate Cancer Risk

SAN DIEGO—Baseline PSA levels in men aged 55–60 years strongly predict the future risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa), researchers reported at the American Urological Association’s 2016 annual meeting. For example, among men in this age group with a baseline PSA level less than 0.5 ng/mL, the 5- and 13-year risk of any…