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Adolescent and Young Adult Males

Reminder that testicular cancer is a young man’s cancer

A recent news item about a young footballer diagnosed with testicular cancer is a reminder that this is the second most common cancer in men aged 18 to 39. It’s a good idea for all young men to perform regular … Continue reading

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Can we do better in engaging young men with mental health service providers?

As a group young men are reluctant to seek help for health issues, especially those of a mental or emotional nature. There have been calls for improved services to support young men’s mental health and well-being. The attitudes, beliefs and … Continue reading

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Getting young men interested in their own health

This year Andrology Australia is working with organisations and experts in the men’s health space, as well as government and other stakeholders, to develop a coordinated approach to encouraging all men aged 18–21 to undertake an early health check.

Posted in Adolescent and Young Adult Males, Men's health, Men's health events |

Young Men’s Health Stakeholder Forum 2016

Andrology Australia will host a stakeholder Forum on 3-4 March 2016 in Canberra, to explore contemporary issues affecting the health of young men and their wellbeing.

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A message for men who want to be fathers

An important message for men who want to be fathers, from Andrology Australia's Director, Professor Rob McLachlan.

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What do you say when the doctor asks, “Do you have a family history of…?”

There are good reasons why you need to talk to your relatives about their health history—and your own!

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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 |

Fertility preservation for young boys with cancer

A number of treatments for cancer can affect the future fertility of young boys and adolescent males. Several options are available for fertility preservation. As there are many competing priorities at the time of a cancer diagnosis, the discussion of … Continue reading

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Insights on Australian Indigenous men’s health

A recent research paper assessed young Indigenous Australian men's lifestyle and societal systems that shape their healthy eating and physical activity.

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How do pesticides impact male fertility?

Research has revealed an association between pesticide exposures and decreased semen quality. What is the effect of consuming pesticides in fruit and vegetables?

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