Prostate News

COVID-19 Lockdowns Do Not Stop Prostate Cancer

Media Release: COVID-19 Lockdowns Do Not Stop Prostate Cancer It is sobering to realise that while we have been in weeks of lockdown many men have missed being diagnosed for prostate cancer, which in time may have dire consequences. With around 3,500 men diagnosed every year, there are potentially 300 men around New Zealand whose…

Message from the CEO

Pre-COVID-19 we would have been in Christchurch this weekend kicking off our Annual Conference with a special day for all the fabulous and dedicated folk that are our national support network. CEO Graeme Woodside recorded this wee message.

New sleep study

          Dr Erik Wibowo, of the University of Otago, is conducting a sleep study in collaboration with the Universities of Otago Wellington and Christchurch. In a previous study they established that sleep problems are common in prostate cancer patients, with factors like anxiety and sleep hygiene. They are now focussing on…

National Conference Cancelled

We regret to advise that due to the current and developing situation with COVID-19 in New Zealand we have made the decision to cancel this year’s National Prostate Cancer Conference in Christchurch. We realise that for many people our annual conference is an important time to hear more about new developments in diagnosis, treatments and …