Entries in Prostate Health (35)


New Centre Puts Focus On Men's Health

The first Australian health care service focussed specifically on the health of men was officially opened in North Melbourne today.

The Australian Centre for Prostate Cancer and Men's Health will cater to male patients experiencing conditions such as prostate cancer, infertility, sexual dysfunction, depression and addiction.

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Prostate Cancer Fun Day - Tuncurry (NSW) - Fathers Day


Fathers Day - Sunday 7th September 2014, 10am to 2pm

Bring Dad out on his special day and celebrate life to the fullest with lots of free entertainment for the whole family every 30 minutes !

Bring a chair- bring a rug- bring the whole family and stay for the fantastic draw at 2pm of over $4,000 in prizes. Prizes must be won on the day plus if the lucky person who wins first prize is on site we will throw in an extra $200 seafood voucher for use at either Tuncurry or Taree fishermans co operative!

Download flyer here.

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Join the Fight Against Prostate Cancer in 2014

Want to join the fight against prostate cancer but not sure where to start? As the 6th most common cancer worldwide, prostate cancer impacts many men and their families. The good news is that you can make a difference.

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Cancer Council Australia provide a range of opportunities for people to join the fight against prostate cancer. See how you can get involved below.

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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 reason there is still no reliable test to detect aggressive forms of prostate cancer, a bigger killer than breast cancer.

Men's health ranked 36th for federal government health research funding in 2012, behind sexually transmitted infections and just ahead of parasitic infections, an exclusive analysis by News Corp Australia shows.

Since 2003 women's health research received more than $833 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council compared to less than $200 million for men.

Breast cancer received $60 million more than prostate cancer and ovarian cancer $64 million more than testicular cancer.

The smaller funding for men's health research is a paradox given their average life expectancy is just 79.7 compared to 84.2 for women.

And the fact that one in two Australian men will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85 compared to only 1 in 3 Australian women.

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EMALE Issue 126 (September 2013)

In this month's issue:

Reflections on Fathers Day by Andrew King

Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay

Prostate Cancer new report on the next generation

new men’s health services training programs

2013 Ten to Men Annual Workshop

news briefs

  • Aussie Men Photo Project 

future events

  • “21st Century Man: The Way Forward”
  • The 2013 National Men’s Health Gathering Brisbane Convention Centre, October 22 — 25
  • Victorian Male Health Gathering 2013 Friday 30th August, 2013