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Obesity may affect PSA blood test results when screening for prostate cancer

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health (FFCMH) member Dr Arel Aref (PhD candidate and medical oncologist, Prostate Cancer Research Group, SAHMRI) with colleagues from the Centre, the South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative (SA-PCCOC), the Uni of Sydney, and Prof Peter Sutherland (senior Urologist) has published his first paper from his PhD research showing that […]

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RACGP releases new guidelines on prostate cancer testing

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has released new guidelines for prostate cancer screening in General Practice. It reiterates that for men aged 50–69 without a family history of prostate cancer, the decision to have prostate cancer screening must be an informed and personal one.   While the digital rectal exam (DRE) remains useful it […]

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