Archived News & Interviews

2015

International experts unite in Melbourne to advance urological care across the globe - 14 October 2015

USANZ welcomes NZ Prostate Cancer Guidelines - 30 September

Urologists urge men not to abandon PSA testing in wake of Vic Cancer Council stats - 22 September 2015

Urological Society response to EAG Draft Report to RACS on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment - 10 September 2015 

Urological Society commends New Zealand government guidelines on active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer patients - 22 July 2015

Urological Society responds to study on prostate cancer trends in Australia - 11 March 2015

New study shows testicular cancer increases risk of prostate cancer in later years - 3 March 2015

2014

Urologists welcome draft guidelines on prostate cancer testing - 4 December 2014

Canadian Prostate Cancer testing guidelines’ conclusions questioned -  28 October 2014

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - The prostate problem that keeps men up at night - 11 September 2014

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - Australia - 1 September 2014

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - New Zealand - 1 September 2014

Depressed men at greater risk of dying from prostate cancer -  29 July 2014

Snip still safe: Urological Society responds to Harvard study - 15 July 2014

2013

Australian urologists contributing to cut in death rate from prostate cancer - 14 November 2013

GPs should not be testing men for prostate cancer in 20s and 30s November 2013

Prostate biopsies save lives - 25 September 2013

Urologists welcome extra funding for Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurses - 18 July 2013

When UTI Symptoms signal something more serious - 17 July 2013

Urologists welcome PBS subsidies for urological medicines -  2 July 2013

World Continence Week -  24 June 2013

International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - 4 February 2013

ANZ Urologists praised for Prostate Cancer Treatment -  15 April 2013

Leading US surgeon praises prostate cancer management in Australia ahead of Public Health Forum - 8 April 2013

Kidney Stones 

World Kidney Day 14 March 2013

Fact or fiction? Setting the record straight on urological cancer myths on World Cancer Day -  4 February 2013

2012 

USANZ promotes International Urology Week and puts the spotlight on Stone Disease - 17 September 2012

Urologist warn online Viagra mostly fake - 3 September 2012

Almost half of Australian men diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer avoid surgery -  10 August 2012

Media Release: New study shows Prostate Cancer diagnosis doesn't automatically mean surgery -  2 May 2012

Urological Surgeons receive Christchurch Medals for Bravery - 24 April 2012

2011 

Urologists welcome prostate cancer treatment breakthrough - 2 November 2011

New study helps predict side effects from Prostate Cancer Treatment - 21 September 2011

Urological Society welcomes listing of prostate drug for Australian men

Early Prostate Cancer Testing Saves Lives - 2 June 2011

2010 

Great balls of fire – laptops overheating men’s testicles - 23 November 2010

Urologists concerned new book may confuse men about prostate cancer tests  - 17 November 2010

Early prostate cancer detection can minimise treatment side effects - 11 Nov 2010

Urological Society joins major international study 11 Aug 2010:  

Urologists Warn Against Purchasing Erectile Dysfunction Medication Online -  16 June 2010

Urologists support PSA test as best test for prostate cancer - 15 March 2010


Archived Interviews

Interview with Shomik Sengupta on ABC Regional QLD - 4 December 2014

Interview with Mark Frydenberg on ABC South Australia - 4 December 2014

Interview with Mark Frydenberg on 936 ABC Hobart - 6 December 2014

Interview with Shomik Sengupta on 702 ABC AM - 6 December 2014

Interview with David Malouf on ABC Classic FM - 3 September 2014

Interview with Mark Frydenberg on ABC Hobart

Interview with Peter Gilling on ABC Sydney Overnights

Developments in Prostate Cancer in 2012: USANZ spokespeople, Mark Frydenberg and David Malouf, reflect on the developments in prostate cancer over the past twelve months. Click to listen to the interviews below:

USANZ's Mark Frydenberg speaks to Radio 2UE in response to the Australian Financial Review's article, "Three faces of prostate apostasy" - 5 December 2012

Read 'The Heroic Side of Urology' story in August 2012 issue of BJUI Uroscan - requires login


PSA Testing

A/Prof Mark Frydenberg quoted in the The Age, "Cancer treatment 'hijacking' a fallacy: urologists

Dr David Malouf, speaks on behalf of the Society, to 3AW on PSA Testing


USANZ's response to media coverage regarding virus link to prostate cancer

Listen to Mark Frydenberg, on behalf of the USANZ, talk to ABC News Radio responding to media coverage on: Virus link to prostate cancer

 

The Pivot Study

Listen to Mark Frydenberg speaking to ABC Morning Radio on behalf of the USANZ.

Listen to Mark Frydenberg speaking to ABC Radio's The World Today program

 

USANZ's response to the US Preventive Services Task Force on PSA Testing

The Age -  "Doctors urge calm on prostate checks"

ABC Science - "Taskforce recommends against PSA test"

NZDoctor.co.nz - "Australian and New Zealand Urologists reject US report on Prostate Cancer test"

The Daily Telegraph - "Doctors concerned about US prostate report

Radio U2E - Prof Mark Frydenberg discusses USANZ's view of the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on PSA Testing


The Retiree Magazine

Article by President Stephen Ruthven on Prostate Health in Retiree Magazine.

 

 

 
 
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