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AUSTRALIAN PROSTATE CANCER
Australian Prostate Centre helping Freemasons within Victoria
Australian Prostate Centre was founded to build a stronger prostate cancer research community and to promote and facilitate collaborative research. Their initiatives are research-validated, blueprint models for best practices in prostate cancer care and management.
Prostate Cancer Facts:
Australia has the highest incidence of prostate cancer in the world.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Australian men.
About 20,000 men are diagnosed each year, the average age of diagnosis is 67 years
1 in 6 men will develop prostate cancer; 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer
Men are 30% more likely to die from cancer than women
Men facing prostate cancer in rural and remote areas are a third more likely to die than their metropolitan counterparts.
Australian men are facing a healthcare crisis: 40% do not have a GP or attend annual check up.
Australian men with prostate cancer are 6 times more likely to commit suicide.
APC offers screening and testing at their world leading North Melbourne clinic.
Visit the APC website here to find out more, and explore the stories below.
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