Prostate Cancer

Men’s Health Week 2020: Give Him the Support He Needs

Jun 08, 2020

It’s men’s health month! In June each year, the whole world brings every man into focus and raises awareness on health issues affecting them. Because it’s rare for the male species to pause and check their health, thinking there are more important...

Movember 2019

Oct 04, 2019

Movember is an annual event wherein men are encouraged to grow their moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide. The word "Movember" is actually...

Cancer Council's Daffodil Day Appeal 2019

Jul 30, 2019

With a target to raise more than $4 million for life-saving cancer research, this year's Daffodil Day Appeal seeks to raise awareness and money throughout the month of August that will culminate in a public show of solidarity on 23 August 2019. Volunteers...

Prostate Health Month & Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2019

Jul 29, 2019

Prostate Health Month, which is also called Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, is observed every September all over the world by health experts, health advocates and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health and prostate cancer. By designating...

Go Alcohol-free on Dry July 2019

Jun 25, 2019

What is Dry July? Dry July is a fundraising and awareness campaign started through the Dry July Foundation that encourages people to go alcohol-free during the month of July in order to create better awareness for cancer and raise funds for people...

Does the radiation from mobile phones cause cancer?

Nov 17, 2017

Does the radiation from mobile phones cause cancer? This is a question that has been around since the first days of the technology and answers have been all over the shop - Does the radiation from mobile phones cause cancer? The result of a recent court...

Meditation reduces breast cancer biopsy pain

Mar 16, 2016

Experts have known for some time that meditation helps keep patients calm and relaxed in the lead up to surgery. And now new research has found that meditation could reduce pain during breast cancer biopsies.   The Duke Cancer Institute study, published...

Study Shows How Yoga Helps Men With Prostate Cancer

Jan 08, 2016

How many men are in your yoga class? If the answer is "not many", you might like to invite the important men in your life along. Why? Because a new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has found that yoga may reduce the side...

Foods That Have Anti-Cancerous Properties

Feb 09, 2015

Research into cancer inhibiting foods is on the increase.  These studies suggest that foods that contain antioxidants, protease inhibitors and omega fatty acids contain properties that eliminate free radicals as well as slow down the division of unhealthy...

Acupuncture for Cancer Recovery

Feb 26, 2014

A new UK study has found that acupuncture may help ease fatigue, anxiety and depression in women with breast cancer. The research, which appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, also found that the modality may help enhance quality of life for...

Acupuncture May Help Treat Cancer Hot Flashes

Jun 22, 2011

Thought of as the sole preserve of menopausal women, men can experience hot flashes too. Men who undergo hormone treatment for prostate cancer often experience these hot flashes, which are a symptom of changing hormone levels. New research shows that...

Natural Treatments for an Enlarged Prostate

May 10, 2011

An enlarged prostate, medically called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), is a condition that affects up to 12% of adult men and to some degree up to 80% of men over the age of 60. As the word "benign" in its medical nomenclature suggests, an enlarged...

Study Finds Vitamin D May Help Prevent Cancer

Mar 23, 2011

Getting a daily dose of sunshine may do more than lift your mood, a new study has shown. Vitamin D, which our bodies mainly get from sunshine, may have a role to play in preventing certain types of cancer. About the Study A new study recently out of...

Oncology Massage: Supporting Living Well

Jan 09, 2011

It is a sad truth that even the loved ones of cancer patients often feel afraid of hurting their sick loved one with a simple hug or other forms of contact. A hug then means a whole lot more than it used to, and so loved ones refrain, leaving the cancer...

Vitamin E to Help Fight Prostate Cancer

Nov 15, 2010

A new vitamin E treatment might be the key to improving survival rates of prostate cancer – the world’s most common cancer in developed nations. Researchers at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have discovered tocotrienol (T3), a constituent...

Movember For Prostate

Nov 04, 2010

It may be fairly innocuous, but the humble prostate gland is responsible for more than 3,300 deaths every year in Australia, and is the most commonly diagnosed cancer. Girls relax, for a change this is something only guys need to pay attention to, as...

Massage for Prostate Cancer

Jul 22, 2010

Massage is one of a range of natural or alternative therapies that are used to treat illness and disease, including prostate cancer.  This follows the growing demand for complementary treatments that do not have the health risks associated with some...

Herbal Medicine for Prostate Cancer

Jul 22, 2010

Herbal medicine is one of a range of natural treatments used to treat the causes or symptoms of illness and disease such as prostate cancer. Read on for more information. What is the Prostate Gland? The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive...

Natural Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Jul 22, 2010

Natural treatments are increasingly sought out to complement conventional medical treatment for a range of illnesses and disease, including prostate cancer.  They are also increasingly utilised alongside medical treatment plans, and in some cases have...

Nutrition for Prostate Cancer

Jul 22, 2010

Nutrition is an important element for a healthy functioning mind and body, and can be helpful in aiding recovery from illness and disease, including prostate cancer.  Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting men, particularly those...

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