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“Doing something is better than doing nothing: improving health through small changes in diet, exercise and attitude: FREE Prostate Cancer Education Forums for men and their families, and health professionals, with Urological Surgeon Jim Duthie: Taupo, Whanganui, New Plymouth

Jim is a Urological Surgeon at Tauranga DHB and Bay Urology Tauranga specialising in prostate cancer. Jim spent a year sub-specialising in robotic surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne, the largest cancer research institution in the Southern hemisphere. Jim has published research and written textbook chapters on robotic surgery, prostate cancer, and neurological bladder disorders, and has developed two smart phone apps and a number of electronic resources for prostate cancer patients. Jim has a particular interest in high-risk prostate cancer, lifestyle health, and end of life care. He has a degree in Psychology from Otago University and is currently studying for a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition to further this. Jim is also a medical advisor to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Testicular Cancer NZ and is a blogger for the European Medical Journal, British Journal of Urology International, and NZ Doctor magazine. Jim’s favourite things are good conversation and great craft beer. Details for each location are outlined below.


Tickets are FREE (includes light refreshments) however registrations are essential as limited spaces are available. Please note: if you wish to register multiple persons, you will need to register each person individually.


  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Friday 20 September 2019
  • Hilton Lake Taupo, 80-100 Napier Road, Taupo
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  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Saturday 21 September 2019
  • Whanganui Cancer Society Rooms, 3 Koromiko Rd, Gonville, Whanganui
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New Plymouth  

  • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday 25 September 2019
  • TSB Cancer Support Centre, 71 Lorna Street, Lynmouth, New Plymouth
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