“So, yeah, it’s cancer.” My urologist segued from talking about how inconvenient it was picking his daughter up at school that morning to dropping a cancer diagnosis on me without missing a beat. Two weeks earlier, I didn’t even have an urologist. “Yeah,” he said, in a slightly nonplussed way, gazing at the results, “I…
Revolutionary New Treatment Available in NZ 2017
Mercy Radiology in Auckland introduced PSMA scans in late 2015. Now as an extension of that diagnostic capability, they plan to introduce the revolutionary lutetium-177 treatment through Mercy Ascot in 2017. More details, including the cost (it won’t be funded at least initially) will made available when the plans to introduce this are finalised. Find…
Take a lesson from Arnold Palmer
Golf legend Arnold Palmer was one of America’s greatest athletes but he also took great pride in educating his legion of male fans – known as “Arnie’s Army” – about how to beat prostate cancer.
Higher BMI, Waist Circumference Associated with Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer
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.