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  • The US Preventative Services Taskforce recommendation regarding prostate cancer screening

    The US Preventative Services taskforce has now reversed its 2012 recommendation against prostate cancer screening in the 55-69 year age group based on new evidence from prostate cancer screening trials. This is welcome news for future prostate cancer patients and those at the frontline of fighting this disease. Is it time for the NHMRC to do the same?

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  • Movember fund raising at the SAN

    San doctors, nurses and staff members participated in the ‘Mo’-vember’ campaign to highlight men’s health.

    Over a thousand dollars was raised by the San Mo Team during the campaign during November.

    Adventist HealthCare CEO Phil Currie congratulated the participants for their great community spirit.

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  • The San’s Movember activities outlined in the press

    LIKE many gentleman around Australia, Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAN) has a new look for the month of November.

    A giant eight metre moustache has been fixed to the building to help raise awareness for Movember.

    Movember aims to get men to head to the doctor if they think something is wrong, rather than shrugging it off.

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  • Release of the new NHMRC guidelines on PSA testing and the early management of test-detected prostate cancer.

    The new NHMRC guidelines are released on PSA testing. Is this a retrograde development with regards to the treatment of prostate cancer and is it out of step with modern management of prostate cancer? Will we see an increase in numbers of people presenting with metastatic disease in the coming years.

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  • San Centre of Excellence

    Sydney Adventist Hospital has been recognised as the first hospital in NSW to be a Centre of Excellence in Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

    This was publicly announced during a small ceremony at the San on Tuesday 25th August by Professor Jelle Barentsz - the Professor of Radiology at the Raboud Medical Centre in Nijmegen, Holland which is a world leader in medical imaging of the prostate to diagnose cancer.

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  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Norwest Private Hospital
  • The University of Sydney
  • European Association of Urology (EAU)