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1st August Men’s Health Research Seminar – Game Theory and Cancer, and more

Please join us for the August Men’s Health Lunchtime Research Seminar Guest Speaker Dr Azhar Iqbal BSc(Hons), PhD (App Math) Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering whose research interests are in the areas of game theoretical modelling, quantum theory, and geometric algebra. Presentation:  Game theory and cancer. What is Game theory?  It is a […]

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Research Survey – Seeking medical advice for cancer warning signs

Jen Fish is a PhD student in the School of Medicine at Flinders University who is undertaking research on seeking medical advice for bodily changes and cancer warning signs. She would like to invite you to assist with this project by agreeing to complete a questionnaire which covers certain aspects of this topic. She is […]

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Men’s Health Research Seminar Tues 17 Nov 4.30pm – nutrition, hormones and cancer

Please note, we are very pleased to have Associate Professor Jeff Holst from the Centenary Institute and University of Sydney as our guest speaker for the November Men’s Health Research Seminar. Jeff will be giving a presentation on “Understanding the links between nutrition, hormones and cancer.” When:    Tuesday 17 November Time:      4.30-5.30pm Where:   […]

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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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August Men’s Health Research Breakfast Seminar – Thurs August 27 8.30-9.30am

The Centre is very pleased to have Dr Marion Eckert and Mr Greg Sharplin from Cancer Council SA presenting at our next Seminar. They will be followed by presentations on cancer prevention and support for men with cancer from our FFCMH Honours Scholarship students. Dr Marion Eckert (General Manager, Support, Research and policy, Cancer Council […]

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Complementary and alternative medicine rituals by men with cancer

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is frequently used in persons with cancer, often with the support of significant others (SOs), but without consultation of healthcare professionals.  As part of her PhD studies, Nadja Klafke explored how men with cancer integrate and maintain CAM use in their everyday life, and how SOs are involved in it.   To be published in […]

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Adelaide developed prostate cancer laboratory model – improving drug development

For men with metastatic prostate cancer, there are limited treatment options.  The development of new drugs that offer improved health outcomes has been frustratingly slow and costly. In the August edition of the medical journal Nature Reviews Urology, the game changing research of Dr Margaret Centenera, Associate Professor Lisa Butler and Professor Wayne Tilley at the Adelaide […]

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Colorectal cancer screening for men – addressing barriers to uptake

Participation in faecal occult blood test screening in Australia, used to screen for colorectal cancer, is markedly lower amongst men compared to women. This finding is particularly problematic as men are at a significantly increased risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from, colorectal cancer. Differences between men and women in attitudes and perceived barriers to screen suggest that a customised […]

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Bladder cancer research – volunteers required

Bladder cancer is diagnosed more often in men than women at a ratio of 3:1 and usually begins after the age of 50 and increases with age.  Susan Heyes, RN and PhD candidate at Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery is undertaking research investigating the experiences of men and women with bladder cancer and their partner/family/caregiver.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-19/cancer-study-offers-hope/4765338   Susan is seeking volunteers to […]

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