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About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer develops when abnormal cells in the prostate, a small walnut-sized gland found only in men, grow uncontrollably and form a malignant tumour.

Helen Palethorpe   Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer affects 16,000 men each year

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Australian men aged 50 and over.

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Phillip Gregory

Detection and Treatment

In its early stages, prostate cancer may not produce significant or obvious symptoms, making diagnosis and early intervention difficult in some cases.

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Luke Selth and research team

Awareness and Statistics

In Australia, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. About 3,000 of our dads, brothers, husbands, sons and mates will lose their battle every year.

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