PCFA Online Community Digest
September 2018

Stay up to date with the latest activity on the PCFA Online Community

Community Forum

The Community Forum is a supportive space to connect with others managing life with prostate cancer.

Research Blog

The Research Blog features the latest advances in prostate cancer research.

Logo of APCC, Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference

Highlights from APCC 2018

Last week the 19th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference (APCC) was held in Brisbane. APCC 2018 brought together clinicians, scientists, nurses, allied health and…
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diagram of prostate cancer biopsy

Can a biopsy spread prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is diagnosed by biopsy. Samples of the tumour are removed by needles during the biopsy procedure and analysed in a pathology laboratory. There are anecdotal reports that…
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Exercising in the real world

Exercising in the real world

Exercise has many benefits for men with prostate cancer who are taking hormone therapy. Some clinics offer exercise programs to these men. Supervised exercise programs are a safe and…
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diagram of body with metastatic prostate cancer

Australian researchers develop a tumour growth method to test new drugs for prostate cancer

Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer is the most dangerous form of this disease. Although there are some treatments, these cancers inevitably becomes resistant to…
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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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