There has been a resurgence of debate around inequalities in the testing for, and treatment of, prostate cancer. While there have been some significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer over the years, the inequalities continue. In Saturday’s New Zealand Herald Simon Wilson questions if ‘ignorance is bliss’ is the official cancer policy….
We welcome this new technology, available to patients in the Wellington region. Dr’s Rodd Studd and Grant Russell will be speaking about this in more detail at the National Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference this Sunday at Te Papa. For full conference details click here. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/103566762/new-safer-prostate-cancer-detection-technology-available-for-first-time-in-nz
Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ (PCFNZ) is calling for a more streamlined approach to deal with inconsistencies and disparities around the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer nationwide. At its next annual conference in May, the line-up of speakers has been selected specifically to generate insights and forge meaningful discussions for future management strategies. PCF National…
The Ministry of Health has launched kupe.net.nz, a website aimed at helping men understand why getting tested is important, and to provide information about the disease. Here’s a short video about it. We encourage you to visit Kupe. [Image source: Ministry of Health www.kupe.net.nz]