The way that we have managed and evaluated or abnormal PSA or prostatic specific antigen test has changed significantly over the last few years. The PSA test is the blood test in essence to assess the health of the prostate. Part of the issue that we have had with the test is that although it…

On the 1st of November a brave team will experience the adventure of a lifetime as they climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds and awareness for prostate cancer. Among them will be Kate McInerny, a keen traveller who lost her father Frank to prostate cancer in December 2013. We had the pleasure of interviewing Kate…

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…

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…

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