Prostate News

Young #BlueSeptember supporter off to Singapore

It’s great to have such talented young men promoting awareness and raising money to support the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Nelson College student Fergus Murray (17) helped raise $6,500 last year by staging a golf tournament during Blue September, with another planned for this year. Fergus has been selected for a business study tour of Singapore and we…

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Dr Andrew Williams – RNZ interview

On RNZ’s Saturday Morning, Kim Hill conducted an in-depth interview with PCFNZ Medical Adviser Dr Andrew Williams, commenting on an earlier interview with NZ Herald journalist Simon Wilson. In Cancer Diaries Simon shared his prostate cancer journey with Herald readers. Listen to the interview here.  

A message from Stephen Fry

British media personality Stephen Fry was recently diagnosed with, and treated for, prostate cancer. We invite you to watch this video in which he shares his journey. Click here to view the video.

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…