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Have you had chemotherapy and want to help research?

Researchers at UNSW Australia are seeking volunteers who have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (that is, chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves) as a treatment for cancer to complete an online survey. Through this survey, we hope to better understand … Continue reading

Posted in Prostate cancer, Research and Evaluation, Testicular cancer |

Is this the end for Andrology Australia? Read about it in the latest issue of our newsletter

The Healthy Male, Winter issue After 16 years (and 59 editions of The Healthy Male) as the only national body providing evidenced-based information, best practice support and education, and policy advice in the area of male reproductive health and associated … Continue reading

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Psychological well-being of testicular cancer survivors

Although there are only about 700 new diagnoses of testicular cancer in Australia each year, it is the second most common cancer in young men. As testicular cancer has a very good cure rate (over 95%), there are increasing numbers of survivors … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Clinical management, Testicular cancer |

Social aspects of coping with cancer-related fertility issues

Why do health differences based on social identities arise and endure? And how does this impact on the ways that men cope with cancer-related fertility issues?

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Penis and testes fact sheets updated

Andrology Australia has a catalogue of fact sheets on a wide range of male health topics, and recently we updated three fact sheets about the penis and testes.

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Active surveillance in clinical stage 1 testicular cancer

A recent study showed that active surveillance for clinical stage 1 testicular cancer leads to excellent outcomes.

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Protecting future fertility

Ideally, all adolescents (along with their parents or guardians) and young men who are going to have chemotherapy, radiotherapy or orchidectomy should have a discussion with their doctor about fertility, before treatment begins.

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Expressions of interest: Testicular cancer translational research project (GAP5)

The Movember Foundation invites suitably qualified and experienced research teams to express their interest in participating in an exciting, new global initiative to investigate the drivers and treatments for relapsing germ cell tumour in men who have received frontline therapy.

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Research review: Second cancer risk and mortality in men treated with radiotherapy for stage I seminoma

This study aimed to increase the accuracy of risk estimates for second malignancies and mortality associated with adjuvant radiotherapy after surgery for stage 1 seminoma, by assessing outcomes in a group of patients treated as young adults in the UK and Norway.

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National Testicular Cancer Data Set Specification Pilot Project
Seeking Expressions of Interest

Cancer Australia with Andrology Australia are developing a Testicular Cancer Data Set Specification The aim of this project is to develop data standards to assist clinical monitoring and reporting of the treatment and care received by males affected by testicular … Continue reading

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