Prostate cancer community rallies to speed Australian approval of new drug

> 24 October 2014
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia has called for the
prostate cancer community across Australia to support the
reimbursement of a new medicine called Xofigo ...
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GRV's "Big Aussie Barbie" Cheque Presentation

> 4 October 2014
Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) presented PCFA with a cheque
of $50,000 representing funds raised during their "Big Aussie Barbie" ...
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$1 Million to Charity

> 1 January to 31 December 2014
The Dick Smith Foods Foundation will donate $1 million to charity
in 2014 ...
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PCFA welcomes Australia's biggest independent tyre retailer as major partner
of new awareness campaign

> 1 October 2014
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and Tyrepower
have teamed up in the fight against prostate cancer ...
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PCFA's National Chairman - David Sandoe OAM announces retirement

> 30 September 2014
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 ...
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Channel 9 Telethon: Distinctive Home & Land Lottery

> Draw on 4 December 2014
Just one little bluey is all it takes for a chance to win the fabulous
furnished lottery home at Playford Alive in this year's Channel 9
Telethon Distinctive Home and Land Lottery ...
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Win a wildcard to the Australian Open 2015

Have you ever wanted to play at the Australian Open?
Here's your chance to Win A Wildcard into the mixed doubles
at the 2015 event! ...
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Golf Fore a Cause - 54 Hole Challenge

> 25 November 2014
The one day challenge will be one of the toughest tests in golf
you will experience, playing from dawn to dusk ...
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Getting back into the game

> 10 October 2014
Getting back into the game:
Life after prostate cancer treatment ...
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The Long Ride 2014

> 27 Sept to 4 Oct 2014
The Long Ride 2014 is a charity event to raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) and to promote men's health matters ...
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Distinguished Gentleman's Ride 2014

> 28 September 2014
On 28 September 2014, 198 rides across 46 countries will take place
all aiming to raise money for helping to find a cure for prostate cancer ...
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Men's Health - Prostate Cancer Presentation

> 27 September 2014
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 ...
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New research highlights gap in multicultural support for prostate cancer

> 10 September 2014
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 ...
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Nominations now open for the 2014 Luminous Award Australia

> 9 September 2014
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 ...
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PCFA welcomes new placements for prostate cancer nurses

> 14 August 2014
PCFA commends the Federal Government for taking steps to
secure 14 new placements for prostate cancer specialist nurses
across Australia. ...
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The Right Foot Forward for Men's Health

> 9 June 2014
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 ...
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Central Chapter Support Group Conference

21 May 2014
Our fledgling office was delighted with the announcement at the
Central Chapter Conference in May that His Excellency Rear Admiral
Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, Governor of South Australia,
agreed to become Patron ...
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Life found on Mars

> 14 May 2014
Four of Australia's leading experts in the field of prostate cancer,
will be presenting on the latest developments in surgical techniques,
sexual rehabilitation and physical recovery ...
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PCFA announces a $3.25 million Team Award into localised prostate cancer

> 16 April 2014
Following a $7.5 million investment in advanced prostate cancer
research via two Team Awards in 2013, PCFA and the Movember
Foundation are once again offering a major three-year grant to
enable research...
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Australian Organisation Launches Large International Clinical Trials in
Prostate Cancer

> 8 April 2014
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 prostate cancer...
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Working together towards a common goal

> March 17th 2014
Incredible scientific advances since the mapping of the human
genome a decade ago have led to a fundamental shift in our
understanding of cancer...
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Prostate cancer community rallies to speed Australian approval of
breakthrough new drug

> March 13th 2014
The drug radium 223 (Xofigo) has been called a game changer
in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer.
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Information for doctors about PSA test risks and harms

> March 13th 2014
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.
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Movember Revolutionary Team Awards (MRTAs)

> March 13th 2014
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.
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NRL legend shows support for prostate cancer

> March 10th 2014
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
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Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses

> February 2nd 2014
PCFA would like to thank everyone for their applications that have
been submitted. We are in the process of reviewing them. Applicants
will be notified of the outcome by 15th March 2014.

World Cancer Day 2014

> January 31st 2014
World Cancer Day is a chance to raise awareness about cancer,
advocate for improving general knowledge around cancer and
dismissing misconceptions about the disease.
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State office for Victoria and Tasmania is moving

> January 24th 2014
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia state office for Victoria
and Tasmania is moving.
The new premises, is a modern and more functional area, including
facilities for on-site training and meeting area. The office, located at
Level 5, 437 St Kilda Road in Melbourne, will be in use by
31 March 2014.

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