A US professor says the way low-risk prostate cancer patients are treated in Australia maximises quality of life without compromising quantity of life.
A Timaru man is travelling the country to raise awareness about prostate cancer.
An experimental treatment has significantly reduced the risk of side effects for men with prostate cancer.
The government has decided against a national screening programme for prostate cancer "at this stage".
Prostate cancer screening should be reduced in light of new research, an Otago University academic says.
A modified form of prostate cancer treatment - brachytherapy - has been used for the first time in the southern hemisphere on two New Zealand patients.
A new study to determine the best time to treat men with prostate cancer could eventually benefit many sufferers, researchers say.
The Australia and New Zealand Urological Society wants prostate cancer checks for men to begin at 40 instead of 50.
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