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Patron awarded Hercus Medal

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The Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ congratulates Patron Professor Brett Delahunt ONZM  FRSNZ on being awarded the prestigious Hercus Medal by The Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Professor Delahunt is a recognised international leader in the field of prostate cancer and is a strong advocate for awareness and better testing of men for prostate cancer. In 2015 he was invited to accept the role of Patron of the Foundation in recognition of his major contributions in this area.

Foundation President Mr Mark von Dadelszen QSM says “I am delighted Professor Delahunt has been recognised by the Royal Society Te Apārangi by being awarded the Hercus Medal. This demonstrates the significance of his work in the area of prostate cancer, especially his key role in developing the novel system recently adopted for grading prostate cancer. He is also passionate about promoting awareness and a more consistent approach to testing in New Zealand and a strong advocate for the role our Foundation has working in these areas.”

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