Prostate Matters

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….