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Monthly Archives: August 2015

RACGP releases prostate cancer screening information sheet

Please find below the link to download The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners prostate cancer screening information sheet for men, released last week. RACGP PCa screening info sheet  

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Men’s experiences after cancer diagnosis – Research participants required

Ms Jennifer Fish, a PhD Student in the School of Medicine at Flinders University, is seeking men interested in participating in a men’s health research study being supervised by Professor Carlene Wilson, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer.   The study aims to explore the factors associated with help-seeking for cancer symptoms among South Australian men to […]

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Outsmarting prostate cancer

FFCMH Researchers Professor Wayne Tilley and Dr Luke Selth from the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Uni of Adelaide, are senior co-authors on a paper published recently in Nucleic Acids Research which has been classified as a  ‘Breakthrough Article’ and may lead to better patient management and new drugs for men with advanced prostate cancer. Such […]

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Wrap up – 2015 National Men’s Health Week

You may have noticed a blue light streaming out of the front entrance of the Freemasons Grand Lodge from June 15-21. This was to acknowledge National Men’s Health Week – a week used to put the spotlight on men’s health in our communities. In addition to the Inaugural South Australian Men’s Health Research Symposium at SAHMRi […]

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Vote for Rajdeep Das – The Hospital Research Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Awards

FFCMH PhD Student from the Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research Laboratories, Rajdeep Das (Supervisor Dr Luke Selth) is one of six finalists in The Hospital Research Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Awards. This is a fantastic effort.  There were more than 100 applications and Raj is the only PhD student who made the finals. The two winners, […]

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Presentation Awards – SA Men’s Health Research Symposium

Congratulations to Helen Palenthorpe (pictured bottom right) and Joule Li (pictured bottom left) who were awarded the best poster and podium presentations respectively at the South Australian Men’s Health Research Symposium at SAHMRI during National Men’s Health Week (June 15-21). Helen’s (PhD student, University of Adelaide), paper was on myofiboblast androgen receptor expression modifying direct and indirect […]

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Centre announces the Paddy O’Rourke Prostate Cancer Honours Scholarship

The FFCMH is very proud to announce the establishment of the Paddy O’Rourke Prostate Cancer Honours Scholarship to be offered each year to an outstanding student undertaking Honours in the field of prostate cancer research.  The student will receive a scholarship stipend of $5000 and will be supported to attend a national meeting to present their research. […]

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Welcome to iMOVE – Research participants required

Lewis Jeffries, Psychology Honours student is looking for people to participate in a 1-2 week study about improving the delivery of on-line physical activity advice. It shouldn’t take more than 1.5 hours of your time (spread out over a 1-2 week period). By participating you will go into a draw to win a $50 Coles Myer […]

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