Prostate News

Christchurch Man replies to Press Article

Christchurch man replies to Press Article in relation to the recent attack in the media on the newly published Ministry of Health prostate cancer awareness brochures.  Article (21st Jan 2014) See also recent media statement from our president Mark von Dadelszen Reply to Saturday’s article written by the Stephen Mark Chair of the Urological Society and also John…

HIFU and Prostate Cancer: Is High Intensity Focused Ultrasound …

Men who are diagnosed with localized prostate cancer face a difficult task when deciding which treatment to select. There probably are more options for treating this disease than any other one affecting men or women. Sadly, the lack of good comparative studies means that doctors are not really sure which one is best for an…

Men die earlier but women’s health gets four times more funding

A SPECTACULAR gender gap has resulted in men’s health problems being allocated a quarter of the funding women’s health research gets, ranked just ahead of parasitic infections. This is even though men die four and a half years earlier than women, and are 60 per cent more likely to die from cancer. It is one…

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Newly Discovered Protein Inhibits Tumour Growth

Scientists have discovered a new protein which inhibits prostate tumour growth even in advanced stages. The efficacy of the protein lies in triggering the body’s immune response to prostate cancer. The breakthrough paves the way for the development of new and improved vaccines for late stages of prostate cancer.   The new protein, prostatic acid…