PCFA Online Community Digest
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The Community Forum is a supportive space to connect with others managing life with prostate cancer.
Read through the latest conversations
“Incontinence at 6 months”
“Advanced Prostate Caner, Kidney Failure, and Chemo”
“Living Well with Prostate Cancer – Walking the Camino de Santiago”
The Video Gallery is a space to explore important insights from leading prostate cancer health experts.
Community Conversations – Changing Treatment Landscape of Prostate Cancer
In this presentation, Dr Ben Tran provides an overview of the clinical management of prostate cancer and what’s on the horizon.
Community Conversations – DNA Sequencing to Improve Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Patients
In this presentation, Dr Niall Corcoran spoke about his research into genome sequencing, comparing tumour samples before and after treatment, to look at what drives prostate cancer’s resistance to treatments.
Community Conversations – Sex, Intimacy & Survivorship
In this presentation, Gay Corbett describes the many challenges for sex and intimacy that arise with prostate cancer treatment.
Community Conversations – Exercise: Something for Everyone
In this presentation, Dr Patricia Neumann described how exercise can improve muscular and aerobic fitness, decrease depression, and that specific programs can assist recovery from prostate cancer treatment.
Community Conversations – Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry
In this presentation, A/Prof Sue Evans described a framework of how registries work, then went into examples using data from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry Australia and New Zealand showing patterns of prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment and outcomes in Australia.
Community Conversations 2018, a community forum on prostate cancer
On the 25th May PCFA hosted its third annual Community Conversations. This year we partnered with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, a world-leading cancer treatment centre…
Clinical trials indicate the benefit of SABR for men with oligometastatic prostate cancer
Prostate cancer sometimes comes back after surgery or radiotherapy treatment. Men whose scans show that a few small tumours have spread are considered to have…
Putting people first: the 2018 ANZUP annual scientific meeting
ANZUP is an organisation that promotes research and clinical trials for cancers such as prostate cancer. The 2018 ANZUP meeting brought together national and…
Prostate cancer in Indigenous Australian men
Indigenous Australians unfortunately have poorer health on average, and have poorer access to health care than non-Indigenous Australians. The experiences of Indigenous Australians…
Community News and Views
Community News & Views is a roundup of the latest activities and insights that raise community awareness and support those impacted by prostate cancer across Australia.
If you have news about a recent event or activity that you have been involved in, we would love to hear from you.
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