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.

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More information can be found at www.australianprostatecentre.org.au/

Freemasons Foundation Victoria Limited 
ACN 159 528 122 

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