Prostate problems, ” to screen or not to” and prostate cancer is not an easy issue to make a decision on as varying opinions – everyone is an individual and we suggest a chat with their GP about what is applicable to their circumstance – reading some information prior to seeing your GP may help – or confuse!
- http://www.prostate.com.au/ – this site is written by a Urologist at St Vincents and there may exist varying opinions on specific advice on this site
- Current evidence indicates that the PSA test is not suitable for population screening, as the harms outweigh the benefits. http://www.cancerscreening.gov.au/internet/screening/publishing.nsf/Content/prostate-cancer-screening
- NHMRC Advice for Health Practitioners on PSA Testing in Asymptomatic Men http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines-publications/men
- Mensline Australia – 1300 78 99 78MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns
Men’s sheds are now established as part of the health infrastructure that supports programs to improve men’s health and well being
The Mens Shed Young @ 6 MacKenzie St Young NSW 2594 Phone: 1300 550 009
Mens Health Week – June 15 to 21 in 2020 http://www.menshealthweek.org.au/