This week’s blog is by Mr Ranjit Rao from Melbourne. Mr Rao graduated as a medical doctor in 1994 and subsequently as a Surgeon and Urologist in 2006. Though he now works as a Surgeon, Ranjit remains open minded to a Holistic approach and encourages patients to take control of their lives with proper diet,…

Many thanks to Prof Hema Semaratunga from Aquesta Pathology, who has kindly written our guest blog this week. In the following article Hema discusses some issues related to the Gleason score. As some of you might be aware the Gleason score is one of the characteristics we used to determine what type of prostate cancer…

Men can make their health a priority. Take action daily to live a stronger and healthier life. Each year, National Men’s Health Week is celebrated the week leading up to and including Father’s Day in the US, which is June 9-15, 2014. During this week, individuals, families, communities, and others work to raise awareness of…

For some time now there has existed some uncertainty about the role that 5 alpha reductase inhibitors (5ARis) may play in the development of prostate cancer. An earlier study had suggested that although reducing the risk of non-aggressive prostate cancers by around 30%, use of these agents might be responsible for a similar increase in…

A recent study by Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found that robotic surgery has better health benefits for patients and can save the health system money. The large-scale study shows that men who underwent robotic-assisted surgery had shorter hospital stays and required less follow-up prostate cancer treatment. The study compares the results of over 5000…

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