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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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Targeting Cancer Appearing At CNSA

Targeting Cancer is delighted to be invited to the forthcoming Cancer Nurses Society of Australia’s Annual Congress. The congress, which takes place in Brisbane from Thursday, June 21-Saturday, June 23, is expected to attract over 600 nurses and delegates from across the country. “Nurses are ...

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‘A Challenging But Rewarding Job’

Dr Luke McGhee recently appeared on Cairns 89.1FM to discuss his role as a radiation oncologist and the role of radiation therapy in modern healthcare. A former radiation oncology registrar at – among others – Royal Brisbane Hospital, Dr McGhee currently works as radiation oncologist at ...

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Four Corners Show Highlights Need For Informed Treatment Options

The Four Corners ‘Mind the Gap’ show has once again highlighted the need for prostate cancer patients to be aware and informed of radiation therapy as a potential treatment option, Targeting Cancer Clinical Lead  A/Prof Sandra Turner says. The ABC TV show,  which was broadcast this week, ...

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