Prostate News

5 foods to boost prostate health, and five to avoid

This week US actor-director Ben Stiller revealed his battle with prostate cancer two years ago, at the age of 48. “I got diagnosed with prostate cancer Friday, June 13 2014. On September 17 of that year I got a test back telling me I was cancer free,” he wrote in a subsequent blog post. “The…

PHARMAC announces changes to supply and funding of hormone therapy medication

PHARMAC currently funds two GnRH analogues that are used for a variety of conditions including prostate cancer, breast cancer and endometriosis.  From 1 December 2016, only one of these, goserelin acetate (Zoladex), will be fully funded. This means that people using leuprorelin will need to switch to goserelin acetate if they wish to continue on…