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Annual General Meeting for 2020

Our AGM usually replaces the October member’s meeting. According to our Constitution it must be held by 31 December each year. We have approached Fair Trading NSW explaining our difficulties with meeting the requirements of our Constitution. These are COVID related. They advise we are permitted to delay our AGM and combine it with the [...]

By |2020-11-25T02:15:54+00:00November 22nd, 2020|General News|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (PCFA) Online Community!

PCFA is Australia’s largest online group dedicated to connecting Australian men and families who have been impacted by prostate cancer. We highly recommend you join the PCFA Online Community at https://onlinecommunity.pcfa.org.au/ to learn more about medical and scientific breakthroughs in our Research Blog, and check out what the experts think in our Video Gallery.

By |2020-11-25T02:14:48+00:00November 20th, 2020|General News|0 Comments

John’s Story

John would like to share his story to promote prostate cancer awareness and to strongly urge all men 40 and over, to get a PSA blood test every 12 months. John believes that if you do this and you are diagnosed with prostate cancer later in life, you should catch it early, and have the [...]

By |2017-05-09T23:13:27+00:00May 9th, 2017|Personal Stories|0 Comments

Dragons Abreast – Darling Harbour Saturday 24th October 2015

Our Group members had fun on Saturday paddling in this years event at Cockle Bay. Finishing fifth by only 0.13 of a second! Considering having a crew of only 16 paddlers (normally 20) a result to be proud of. Well done team!  For general info on the event check this link...2015 Dragons Abreast Darling Harbour [...]

By |2015-10-29T05:47:54+00:00October 29th, 2015|General News, NBMCSG Events|0 Comments


September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Penrith’s two Men's Sheds will be working “Shoulder to Shoulder” for the awareness of Prostate Cancer with the Nepean / Blue Mountains Prostate Cancer Support Group, in our local areas. The Nepean and Penrith Community Men's Sheds and the Nepean / Blue Mountains Prostate Cancer Support Group will be, thanks to the support [...]

By |2015-08-21T00:21:56+00:00August 21st, 2015|General News, NBMCSG Events|0 Comments

The Hawkesbury Model & Hobby Show -2016 Dates to be advised

Following on our Groups commitment to be visible in putting out the "message" on Prostate Cancer, by enhancing and supporting the general public's knowledge, we again had a stand at this years Hawkesbury Hobby & Model Show. The response proved the value in our involvement, with many requests for info from both family members and the men [...]

By |2016-11-08T00:18:19+00:00July 14th, 2015|General News, NBMCSG Events|0 Comments

Relay for Life … 2015

Held on the weekend 16th and 17th may 2015 at Penrith Howell Oval the Cancer Council of NSW  had tremendous support at this years Relay for Life event. Over 1,600 walkers in 135 teams enjoyed the fun. Our Prostate Cancer Support Group had two teams entered and we successfully raised over $3,300 going to much needed [...]

By |2016-11-08T00:18:19+00:00May 27th, 2015|NBMCSG Events|0 Comments

New procedure that helps men minimize incontinence after prostatectomy

Urologic surgeons have devised a new procedure that helps men minimize incontinence after prostatectomy. It adds only a few minutes to standard robotic prostatectomy. "Modifying existing tissues, our technique added only a few minutes to standard robotic prostatectomy, yet attained a 95 percent continence rate among patients 16 weeks after their surgeries," explains lead researcher [...]

By |2015-05-28T00:10:46+00:00April 17th, 2015|Medical|0 Comments

My Journey through Prostate Cancer – by Eric

My diagnosis early in 2002 I had just turned 65 at the time. I had decided to see my GP because my younger brother had suspicious symptoms with his prostate (which was later cleared) I had no symptoms, I had very little idea of what a prostate was or where it was located or what [...]

By |2016-11-08T00:18:19+00:00March 10th, 2015|Member Stories|0 Comments
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