Prostate News

Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis: a New Zealand perspective

A recent study published in Australia claimed that 42% of prostate cancers diagnosed between 1982 and 2012 were actually “over diagnosed” and did not need to be treated. However, this does not reflect the current reality for men facing a prostate cancer diagnosis in New Zealand. Such a diagnosis is a terrifying experience for an…

Out with Cancer study: LGBTQI+ experiences of cancer and care

Researchers from Western Sydney University are conducting an international study to understand LGBTQI+ experiences of cancer and cancer care across all cancer types and age groups. They are interested in the experiences of all LGBTQI+ people who have had cancer or medical intervention to reduce cancer risk, as well as their carers and LGBTQI+ people who…

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…