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Survey: Sexual intimacy following treatment

On behalf of Dr Erik Wibowo, University of Otago Sexual problems are commonly experienced by men after receiving prostate cancer treatment. A team at the University of Otago, led by Dr Erik Wibowo, is launching a brief (~15 min) online research study on how men may maintain sexual intimacy after receiving prostate cancer treatment. Particularly, they are interested in documenting…

Indian Motorcycle takes on Bikers in Blue in support of Kiwi men

Prostate Cancer Foundation proudly announces new partnership with Indian Motorcycle as a major sponsor of the Bikers in Blue motorcycle ride, a national symbol of support for the thousands of Kiwis affected by prostate cancer. We are calling on all bikers to register now for this fun-filled event on Sunday 8 September 2019, hosted by…

Minimally invasive treatment for prostate problems wins NZ innovation award

A minimally invasive treatment for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has won the James & Well Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) Innovation Award for 2019. Teleflex Medical received the Innovation Award for its UroLift ® System from Jonathan Lucas, partner at James & Wells, at the Health Tech Week Gala Dinner BPH,…

Let’s stop politicising cancer services in New Zealand

Media Release: 31 July 2019 Simon Bridges’ recent announcement that the National Party will create a new Cancer Agency and allocate $200 million to cancer medicines upon being elected to Government further raises the stakes in what appears to be yet another round of the political lottery of cancer funding. Politicisation of cancer services has a…