A higher body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer, according to a study of nearly 150,000 men from 8 European countries.
The NZ College of Massage will be massaging volunteers on Monday 10th October at the end of a 2 day course on Oncology Massage. They are looking for people who can make it in for a 2.30pm start, for about 90 mins. The venue is at NZ College of Massage, on the corner of Greenlane and Manukau…
A Christchurch man with advanced cancer was talked out of a prostate check by two GPs. Two weeks ago, Graeme Pollard was told he has inoperable prostate cancer and it has probably spread to other parts of his body. The diagnosis was a “death sentence”, he said. “You get told they can’t operate on it and they also said chemotherapy might not do ….
Dr Stephen Mark is the Chair of the NZ Section Urology and the clinical leader of the new NZ Prostate Registry, which is an initiative that will slash the time needed to affect change to improve care for those diagnosed with prostate cancer. He talks to Brian Kelly on Coast FM.