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The next Advanced Prostate Cancer Phone In Meeting is scheduled for Friday 23rd October !!

Please be aware of the time difference due to daylight savings. Follow directions as per this post to dial in for the meeting.

 

 

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Epworth and Icon are collaborating to lead the way in prostate cancer patient-centred care with a new precision target-based treatment - Focal Brachytherapy.

Join the experts as they educate prostate cancer patients on this new treatment option which uses MRI to identify prostate cancer, and targeted radiotherapy to treat only the tumour, instead of the whole prostate, to keep side effects to a bare minimum.

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Australian behavioural scientist and chief executive of Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, Professor Jeff Dunn AO, has been voted President-Elect of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).

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Launching 30th September 2020 !

MatesCONNECT is a phone-based peer support service for men affected by prostate cancer in Western Australia.  

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, our MatesCONNECT service can connect you to a trained volunteer who understands what you’re going through. All of our volunteers have been through prostate cancer. 

You can get practical advice on surgery and treatment, and the side effects of treatment, such as incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and coping with Androgen Deprivation Therapy. 

 

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The service is accessible wherever you live in WA. Simply call us on 1800 22 00 99. 

We’ll take your details and find a volunteer who suits your situation. While our volunteers can’t give you medical advice, they can provide you with an understanding of what to expect and give you an insight into living with prostate cancer.  

Download and print our flyer to promote this valuable service in your community.  

For questions about the service, you can contact us at enquiries@pcfa.org.au 

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HAVE YOUR SAY – SUBSIDISATION OF MEDICINE FOR HIGH-RISK PROSTATE CANCER

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Advanced Prostate Cancer Phone In Support Meetings: The
 Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group out of Brisbane, is pleased to announce the phone in support group meetings. The meetings occur on the fourth Friday of every month. The next meeting is Friday 25th September.
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Erectile dysfunction medication now more affordable for Australian men.

On the 27th August, the Urological Association of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) made a statement on tadalafil (Cialis) now off-patent and more affordable for Australian Men suffering from erectile dysfunction.

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Continuing on from the great work JimJimJimJim were doing with the Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group out of Brisbane, we are pleased to announce the continuation of the phone in support group meetings.
 

This service is available to anyone who is affected by advanced prostate cancer. Feel free to follow the directions below and join in on a meeting. 

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Prostate Cancer Survivorship: The Long Run

For the first time, we’re bringing together experts from New York, Vancouver, Sydney, and Perth to talk about the challenges of prostate cancer survivorship.

We’re calling it out – men impacted by prostate cancer face specific challenges that are seldom addressed in mainstream healthcare delivery. Our latest research pinpoints seven priority actions as a practical platform for change.

Register early to receive a copy of our Survivorship Essentials Framework and send your thoughts to our panellists before the meeting.

JOIN US TO TALK ABOUT IT!

7-8pm (AEST

Wednesday 23 September 2020

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

This webcast is proudly presented by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia with thanks to the support of Astellas.

You must register to join the webcast – register now to ask your question and learn more about prostate cancer survivorship with confidence.

Not available to join us live?
Register and stay connected to view the webcast post recording via onlinecommunity.pcfa.org.au

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We are currently recruiting MatesCONNECT volunteers. If you have lived experience of prostate cancer and are passionate about supporting other men, we would love to hear from you!

MatesCONNECT: a phone-based peer support service that will be delivered to men affected by prostate cancer in Western Australia, thanks to a generous grant from Woodside Community Fund. MatesCONNECT will be accessible to men wherever they live in Western Australia, with a particular focus on supporting men's health in regional and rural areas. 

If you live in Western Australia and would like to participate, please click on the link to the MatescONNECT website for information on how to apply to become a volunteer.

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Welcome one and all Online Community Members!

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia with valued feedback from the Online Community has transitioned the Online Community to a new more user-friendly and engaging platform. Our Online Community has been developed to provide an accessible space for you to connect with others in the PCFA network

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