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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month A Great Opportunity To Promote All Treatment Options

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is a great opportunity to help educate men with the disease learn more about potential treatment options – including radiation therapy. That is the view of Targeting Cancer Clinical Lead A/Prof Sandra Turner, who says it is vitally important men diagnosed with ...

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Study Highlights Life-Saving Importance of Radiation Therapy Access

A new study has shown that hundreds of lives in NSW may be saved each year if more people were given access to radiation therapy treatment. The study estimated that out of about 20,000 new cases of cancer reported in NSW in 2006, more than 400 patients died as a direct result of not having ...

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Unique Online Radiation Therapy Course Inviting Participants

Targeting Cancer is delighted to feature alongside international experts in a forthcoming world-first online course aimed at the general community and those affected by cancer. ‘An Introduction to Radiation Oncology: From Diagnosis to Survivorship’ promotes the importance of modern radiation ...

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X Marking The Spot For Prostate Cancer Patients

It may not turn them into superheroes but a vital initiative is offering a host of benefits to prostate cancer patients. The X-Men program, run by Westmead Hospital in western Sydney, offers valuable exercise for patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to help with the possible ...

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‘Prostate Cancer Patients Can Control Treatment Options’

Former prostate cancer patient Alan Keetley has urged men diagnosed with the disease to explore all treatment options before deciding on the right course of action for them. Alan, who is co-leader of the Sunshine Coast Prostate Cancer Support Group – the largest support group of its kind in ...

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‘Make Men Aware Of All Treatment Options’

“Men deserve to be aware of all treatment options.” That was the message from Targeting Cancer Clinical Lead A/Prof Sandra Turner as she again outlined the importance of prostate cancer patients being informed of all potential treatment options. A/Prof Turner appeared on the ABC Radio Newcastle ...

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‘Are you A DJ?’ – Raising Awareness Of Radiation Therapy

Imagine trying to explain how radiation therapy works to patients who believe cancer is a curse from the gods. That was the challenge radiation therapist Andrew Donkor faced when he established a project aimed at improving knowledge of cancer and treatment in his native Ghana. As leader of ...

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Targeting Cancer Gets Motoring!

The Targeting Cancer campaign is motoring with the release of a series of advertisements promoting the importance of radiation therapy as an effective curative treatment for cancer. Running on more than 200 buses travelling on routes in the Tempe, Leichhardt, Randwick, Bondi, Burwood and ...

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Targeting Cancer Welcomes Prostate Cancer Position Statement

Targeting Cancer is excited about the release of the ‘Informed Decision Making in the Management of Localised Prostate Cancer – A Patient-Focused Perspective’ position statement. The bi-national document, which has today been released by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College ...

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