2019 Support Group Meetings commence February 12th

The first of our monthly support group meetings will be Tuesday 12th February, 7pm at The Albury Commercial Club. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month. All welcome.

Prostate Cancer Survivorship Research

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has an excellent online community website. You need to register to view the articles and videos, but it is free and a goldmine of evidence-based information. Below is an example. https://onlinecommunity.pcfa.org.au/research-blog-directory/prostate-cancer-survivorship-research-in-australia

Blue Tie Ball - September 1st 2018





Interested in coming to the 2018 Blue Tie Ball?

Details are on our website   Click link below

BLUE TIE BALL 2018




New prostate cancer study comparing open and robotic surgery surprises experts

A recent study in Queensland has been reported in the Australian Financial Review newspaper. The study compared outcomes of patients who underwent robotic surgery with those who had a standard prostatectomy.

The link below opens the original report on the Griffith University website.

https://app.secure.griffith.edu.au/news/2018/07/13/robotic-surgery-giving-hope-to-prostate-cancer-patients/


TheraP Trial Commences at Peter Mac


TheraP Trial - a video of a  channel 7 new story from last July, about a new treatment being trialled in Australia.



https://www.facebook.com/7NewsMelbourne/videos/10155654154774301/?fref=mentions


Ever heard of Theranostics ? Chances are you will.

The 4th Annual Global Theranostics Conference is in Melbourne in November 2016.

The word Theranostic is a combination of the words therapy and diagnosis, meaning a process where very similar techniques can be used to diagnose cancer as well as treat it.

Here is a link to the conference web page.
http://www.theranostics2016.org/


And here is a link to a youtube video featuring a presentation by Professor Michael Hofman from the Peter McCallum Cancer Hospital in Melbourne, explaining how two different radioactive elements added to Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) can be used to diagnose...and... treat Prostate Cancer.

https://youtu.be/YMP_0Q6P888

Blue Tie Ball - a great success

The Blue Tie Ball on September 17th 2016 was a great success.

Special thanks go to the following business houses who supported us in making the evening so much fun.

The Albury Commercial Club
Spiders Costume and Party Supplies
The Border Mail
The Indian Chimney Restaurant
Shirl's Boutique
Quest East Melbourne
Makeup on the Move
Evans Shoes
Kwik Kopy Albury
BJ Hairdressing
Antique Unique Jewels
1494 2AY Radio
Adara Apartments Richmond
Albury Manor House Hotel
Mirambeena Community Centre
Bev Grunow Dancers
2REM FM Albury-Wodonga Community Radio
Gazman
Meg Gibbs Photography