A long way from home, aspiring researcher Panos Panayiotou took a leap of faith travelling to Adelaide from his hometown of Idaho, now undertaking research into the heartbreaking disease of prostate cancer at the Basil Hetzel Society of Translational Health Research. Continue reading
Australian Prostate Cancer are proud to provide a boost to researchers at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) with the introduction of a Bioruptor to their prostate cancer research team. Continue reading
We’re so proud to support Professor Doug Brooks’ life-changing prostate cancer research that will help better detect and ultimately treat this devastating disease. With partner The Hospital Research Foundation we were able to make a significant contribution, with The University of South Australia to purchase a 3D HiTech Pannoramic Scanner that will assist Prof Brooks in detecting prostate cancer through a high tech system and revolutionise the way men are diagnosed. Learn more about his lifesaving research. Continue reading
Dedicated researcher Dr Irene Zinonos is continuing her groundbreaking research at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research (BHI), working alongside Associate Professor Lisa Butler, to develop a completely new way to predict tumour behaviour and help people make more effective treatment choices. Continue reading
“I feel very strongly about advocating for men’s health and prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.” Continue reading
Rushed into hospital two years ago with a prostate infection, Rob Herrod didn’t know at the time this infection could be what saved his life. Continue reading
An exciting study is underway that could potentially lead to new treatments for metastatic prostate cancer, cancer that has spread to other areas of the body, at the world-class Centre for Cancer Biology in Adelaide.
Participating in an adventure rally of a lifetime, four mates from Queensland and Nuneaton in England, Dave Taylor, Ray Hobbs, Ryan Watts and Gavin Fulleylove spent two months driving over 17,000 kilometres for the Mongol Rally, raising vital funds and awareness for Australian Prostate Cancer (APC). Continue reading
Doug Brooks from the University of South Australia’s School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is conducting lifesaving prostate cancer research to improve the way men are managed when diagnosed with prostate cancer. Continue reading
No one wants to imagine having cancer. A ‘positive’ (high) PSA result can have a distressing impact on patients and their families, causing unnecessary fear and worry – you may have experienced this personally. Even worse, a false negative can mean aggressive tumours are not caught early enough, which can be fatal.