Prostate News

Cancer survival rates much higher for Australians than Kiwis

Progress against cancer has stalled, the Cancer Society says. The Cancer Society says 2500 more New Zealanders would have survived cancer if they had lived in Australia. It’s calling for major changes to cancer planning and co-ordination in New Zealand, based on the findings of a new international study published in the Lancet medical journal…

How Effective is Viagra?

The NZ Herald recently published a good article on Viagra as it is now 20 years since its introduction. Click on link to view article. We are beginning an advocacy programme to seek to have this funded for prostate cancer patients and would like to hear of the experiences of men using it both before…

Regular checks helped All Blacks legend Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith wasn’t at the New Zealand Rugby Awards last month to accept the Steinlager Salver for exceptional service to the game. Just three days before, on December 11, his prostate was removed after cancer tumours had been discovered. The 60-year-old, who left the All Blacks last year after a glittering career as a player and…