PCFA Prostate Nursing Course Award 17 December
PCFA is delighted to be able to support three registered nurses with sponsorship to be able to undertake the prostate nursing care course hosted by Latrobe University during 2015.
Subway restaurants make big cash out of small change for charity! 9 December
Subway® Restaurants around the nation are fundraising for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and tens of thousands of dollars have already been donated by Subway® customers. In fact, by Christmas, the figure will be close to $100K!
Draft clinical practice guidelines for PSA testing released at World Cancer Congress 4 December
Leading Australian cancer agencies are seeking community and professional input into draft clinical practice guidelines aimed at maximising the benefits and minimising the harms of use of the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer.
Announcing winners of Luminous Award Australia 2014 3 December
The Weekend Financial Review and Channel 7 News take out this year’s Luminous Awards for Cancer Reporting
Treatment offers new hope for men with advanced prostate cancer 26 November
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) welcomes the reimbursement of a new therapy called Xtandi (enzalutamide) for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1st December.
ZYTIGA 25 November
PCFA is pleased to advise positive news regarding a change with ZYTIGA’s (abiraterone acetate) PBS listing.
New Centre Puts Focus On Men's Health, Minister Dutton 20 November
The first Australian health care service focussed specifically on the health of men has been was officially opened in North Melbourne.
Our Christmas appeal has launched 14 November
Help us fund cutting-edge research that can change the outcome for thousands of men like Michael Dawes who recently lost his courageous battle with prostate cancer at only 57.
Pants Day Off for Prostate Cancer 14 November
We want you to drop everything in support of prostate cancer.
The Movember Foundation Funds Prostate Cancer Breakthrough 12 November
Today, Lancet, the world's leading general medical journal, published a paper announcing details of a prostate cancer breakthrough with significant implications for men when it comes to deciding their treatment path.
Men to receive more support with launch of prostate cancer app 12 November
Australian men are now able to access prostate cancer information at their own convenience with Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) launching ProstateApp today.
Award winning salon's fashion statement raises awareness of NIOXIN's Hairdressers for Hope 29 October
Joey Scandizzo Salon calls on hairdressers to get in their boxers to support prostate cancer awareness
Prostate cancer community rallies to speed Australian approval of new drug 24 October
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) has called for the prostate cancer community across Australia to support the reimbursement of a new medicine called Xofigo.
GRV's "Big Aussie Barbie" Cheque Presentation 4 October
Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) presented PCFA with a cheque of $50,000 representing funds raised during their "Big Aussie Barbie" campaign held at each of the 12 Greyhound Clubs throughout Victoria.
$1 Million to Charity 3 October
The Dick Smith Foods Foundation will donate $1 million to charity in 2014 and the supporters of Dick Smith Foods will be the sole decision makers as to where the money will go.
PCFA welcomes Australia's biggest independent tyre retailer as major partner of new awareness campaign 1 October
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and Tyrepower have teamed up in the fight against prostate cancer.
PCFA's National Chairman - David Sandoe OAM announces retirement 30 September
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) will farewell its National Chairman of three years, David Sandoe OAM, on 31 March 2015 following his recent announcement of retirement from PCFA's National Board.
Men's Health - Prostate Cancer Presentation 27 September
Prostate cancer experts will be in Newcastle later this month to present a free information session on prostate cancer hosted by Hunter Prostate Cancer Support Group, as part of its activities during International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
New research highlights gap in multicultural support for prostate cancer 10 September
New research launched by Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) today confirms the need for more information about the disease to be communicated in culturally sensitive ways to facilitate increased awareness and understanding.
Nominations now open for the 2014 Luminous Award Australia 9 September
All print and broadcast journalists from across Australia are invited to enter the 2014 Luminous Award, which recognises outstanding journalism in the field of oncology.
PCFA welcomes new placements for prostate cancer nurses 14 August
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) commends the Federal Government for taking steps to secure 14 new placements for prostate cancer specialist nurses across Australia.
The Right Foot Forward for Men's Health 9 June
Steel Blue have teamed up with Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and beyondblue to support Australian men's health issues, kicking off with National Men's Health Week from 9 June 2014.
Central Chapter Support Group Conference 21 May
Corporates, organisations and the community have worked overtime in South Australia and the Northern Territory this year on a diverse range of projects.
Life found on Mars 14 May
Current developments in prostate cancer treatment & recovery
PCFA announces a $3.25 million Team Award into localised prostate cancer 16 April
PCFA and the Movember Foundation are once again offering a major three-year grant to enable research which will transform the way localised prostate cancer is clinically managed.
Australian Organisation Launches Large International Clinical Trials in Prostate Cancer 8 April
The Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate (ANZUP) Cancer Trials Group will be the international lead for two of the largest clinical trials for sufferers of the world's most commonly diagnosed form of cancer, prostate cancer.
Working together towards a common goal 17 March
Incredible scientific advances since the mapping of the human genome a decade ago have led to a fundamental shift in our understanding of cancer.
Prostate cancer community rallies to speed Australian approval of breakthrough new drug 13 March
The drug radium 223 (Xofigo) has been called a game changer in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Information for doctors about PSA test risks and harms 13 March
Australia's leading health research body has released comprehensive information about the benefits and harms associated with having a PSA blood test for detection of early prostate cancer in men with no symptoms.
Movember Revolutionary Team Awards (MRTAs) 13 March
PCFA has announced a total of $7.25 million in funding over three years to go towards teams of researchers investigating some of the most pressing questions in the field of prostate cancer.
NRL legend shows support for prostate cancer 10 March
It isn't often you see Queensland NRL legend Gorden Tallis proudly wear blue, but when it comes to prostate cancer he is happy to switch colours in support for the upcoming 2014 PIRTEK Fishing Challenge.
Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses 2 February
PCFA would like to thank everyone for their applications that have been submitted.
World Cancer Day 2014 31 January
World Cancer Day is a chance to raise awareness about cancer, advocate for improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.
State office for Victoria and Tasmania is moving 24 January
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia state office for Victoria and Tasmania is moving.