Prostate Matters

Tomatoes turning Blue this September

Not only are tomatoes a great part of any healthy diet, they are set to make an important impact as part of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign – Blue September. New Zealand owned and Drury-based company NZ Hothouse has stepped up again this year to support the Blue September campaign. NZ…

Blue Balls Have Arrived

A small, but mighty new snack is set to make an important impact as part of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign – Blue September.  Blue Balls, produced by Prostate Cancer Foundation New Zealand (PCFNZ) partners, Loaf, using Nut Brothers peanut butter, are a tasty, on-the-go snack that will help raise awareness…

COVID-19 Lockdowns Do Not Stop Prostate Cancer

Media Release: COVID-19 Lockdowns Do Not Stop Prostate Cancer It is sobering to realise that while we have been in weeks of lockdown many men have missed being diagnosed for prostate cancer, which in time may have dire consequences. With around 3,500 men diagnosed every year, there are potentially 300 men around New Zealand whose…

Relationship Study in Prostate Cancer Patients

Having a supportive partner can benefit cancer survivorship, but single men with prostate cancer may face challenges in initiating a new relationship. Dr Erik Wibowo, Lecturer, Dept. of Anatomy, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago, is conducting a study which aims to identify factors that may enable or prevent men from initiating new relationships following diagnosis….