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Important Breakthrough in Prostate Cancer Research

Scientists at Melbourne’s Monash University have made an important discovery in prostate cancer research, which could help to save lives. Their breakthrough could lead to the development of an early diagnostic text and more targeted treatments to fight the disease. David Schmidt is one of the 20,000 Australians diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. He…

Surviving Treatment

CANCER – the word everybody fears hearing from their doctor. Semi-retired schoolteacher Rex McIntosh recently got the dreaded diagnosis – he had prostate cancer. Mr McIntosh, a relief teacher at Pakuranga, Saint Kentigern, Ormiston Senior and Botany Downs Secondary Colleges, performs with the Auckland Theatre Company and Pakuranga Choral Society, makes short films and TV commercials,…

New criteria enhances Prostate Cancer outcomes

A new method to pre-operatively identify transition zone prostate cancer has enabled surgeons to adopt a more targeted surgical approach to treatment. The set of criteria for examining biopsy specimens was developed by researchers funded and supported by the West Australian Urological Research Organisation. The prostate gland, although considered a single organ, is composed of…

New Treatment Prolongs Life in Prostate Cancer Patients

Huntington Hospital: New Treatment Prolongs Life in Prostate Cancer Patients Huntington Hospital is among the first in Southern California to offer new drug to men with advanced prostate cancer PASADENA, Calif. — When Alan Logan was first told three years ago that he had a type of prostate cancer so aggressive and advanced that it…