Monthly Archives: August 2013

Research Video

Dr Grant Buchanan is head of the Cancer Biology Group at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Transtational Health Research.

His group is looking not just at the prostate, but also what is happening around the organ that makes this cancer so susceptible to spread.

Find out more about his research by watching this Video

A Positive Step For Prostate Cancer Screening

Good news for Australian men as experts at the recent Prostate Cancer World Congress released a global consensus on prostate cancer testing.

Titled ‘The Melbourne Consensus Statement on Prostate Cancer Testing’ the statement seeks to end any confusion about screening and recommends men should have a baseline PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test in their 40s to help predict their cancer risk.   Continue reading