Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre are seeking participants for a new study assessing an online tool for men recently diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer. The tool is designed to help men navigate their treatment options.
Cabrini has teamed up with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Swinburne University as one of the trial sites for Navigate, which was designed by men to help men make more informed decisions about their management options for prostate cancer.
Professor Penny Schofield, Head of Behavioural Science at Peter Mac, and consumer advocate Alan White and partner Fiona, appeared on Channel 7’s “House of Wellness” to coincide with Father’s Day and Prostate Cancer Awareness month.
The Alfred is working with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Swinburne University to promote the Navigate trial to help patients like Peter navigate their way through their treatment options after a diagnosis of localised prostate cancer.
Thanks to the Peter Mac Genitourinary Oncology team for their support by promoting Navigate on their research Twitter page!
Western Health, a recruiting hospital for Navigate, promoted the trial through social media and emphasised the important job of their prostate cancer specialist nurse during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
Listen to the 1st part of a Gippsland FM radio interview by Less Hunt who talks with Alan White, prostate cancer survivor. Alan shares his personal experience of being diagnosed with low risk - then later - intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Listen to the 2nd part of a Gippsland FM radio interview by Less Hunt who talks with Alan White, prostate cancer survivor. Alan shares his personal experience of being diagnosed with low risk - then later - intermediate risk prostate cancer.
Research Nurse, Natalie Richards from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Melbourne) is the guest host for this episode. She talks to urologist, Mr Kevin Chu about how prostate cancer is diagnosed, the tests involved and teasing out the differences...
A Starts at 60 commentary article discusses the significance of the Navigate trial in helping to address the challenges men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer experience when making a treatment decision. Starts at 60 is an online community of news information for seniors and over 60s in Australia and New Zealand.
Thanks to Healthy Male for promoting the Navigate trial on their website as a current research study. Healthy Male is a national organisation, providing easy access to the latest scientific and medical research on male reproductive and sexual health.
Men need to be well informed and understand the management options for low-risk prostate cancer. Professor Penny Schofield and Ms Natalie Richards discuss the Navigate trial and patient experiences of treatment decisions in The Oncology News. Oncology Network is an online meeting place for health professionals, including medical and radiation clinicians.
We express thanks to Cancer Council Victoria for helping to raise awareness about the Navigate trial through their Cancer Nurse 13 11 20 Information and Support service! This confidential service allows individuals to speak to a Specialist Cancer Professional about anything to do with cancer, including emotional support.
Prof Ian Gardner, Department of Veteran’s Affairs Chief Medical Officer and Principal Medical Advisor, published a commentary article in the December 2019 national VETAFFAIRS newsletter about the Navigate trial. Prof Gardner is a vocal advocate of men being informed about their diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer.
Healthy Male, Andrology Australia continues to provide their support by featuring the Navigate trial in their July 2020 issue of ‘The Male’ magazine. Read more on page 20 of the magazine.
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) featured an article in their 2020 winter edition of Vetaffairs. Vetaffairs is the DVA’s official newspaper for Australia’s veteran community.
PCFA promoted the Navigate trial in their April 2020 edition of Blue Sky Horizons e-newsletter which is circulated to a wide readership across Australia.
Thanks to Jill Hennessy, Australian politician and Minister of Health for re-tweeting our tweet about the Navigate trial! Every post helps to raise awareness for men and their partners faced with a diagnosis of early-stage localised prostate cancer.
Thanks to AMHF for promoting the Navigate trial through an online article. AMHF is the peak body for men’s health, they are at the centre of a diverse network of individuals and organisations working together to tackle the social factors that shape men and boys’ health.
Congratulations to our consumer representative, Alan White, who was awarded the 2019 Minister for Health Volunteer Awards. Since his prostate cancer diagnosis in 2000, Alan strives to improve the experience of men with prostate cancer by raising awareness about prostate health and the Navigate trial in the community.
The Navigate trial was represented at the UroGP Symposium, Australia's most comprehensive educational forum on urology health for GPs. The conference was held at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre with over 450 medical professionals in attendance including GPs, urologists and nurses.
The Shedder’s Big Day Out, as part of Men’s Shed Week, was held during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This provided an ideal opportunity to promote the Navigate trial.
Bayside City Council ran an RUOK day at the Brighton Town Hall. As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Alan talked about the Navigate trial and the benefits of prostate cancer support groups for men facing a prostate cancer diagnosis.
We thank the RAAF Vietnam Veterans Association and Air Force Association Vietnam Veterans Branch in Victoria for promoting the Navigate trial in their March 2020 Newsletter.
We thank the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA) for promoting the Navigate trial in their December 2019 issue of DEBRIEF Magazine.
Defence Shed supports current and ex- serving Defence and Emergency Services personnel to help them remain socially connected with their community. We are very happy that Defence Shed has agreed to promote the Navigate trial.
Navigate was presented at the Clifton Springs Men’s Shed and PSA testing were some of the topics discussed.
Thanks to the the Next Practice GP clinic in Black Rock who are helping to promote the Navigate trial through displaying our posters and brochures.
Murray PHN is supporting the Navigate trial by promoting the study on their December 2019 eNewsletter. This newsletter is circulated to GP’s and health professionals in the regions of north west, central and east Victoria. Murray PHN is part of the national network of 31 Primary Health Networks across Australia.
Thanks to the Rural Doctors Association (RDAA) for supporting Navigate - by promoting to their members through an online newsletter. RDAA is the peak professional body representing the interests of rural and remote doctors and the communities they live and work in.
Sandringham Amcal Pharmacy are proudly supporting the Navigate trial by displaying posters and brochures and placing a copy in customers’ bags when they buy items or pick up scripts.
We greatly appreciate the opportunity for Alan to talk about the Navigate trial to members of the Bunyip-Garfield, Pakenham and Warragul Rotary groups. One member described Alan’s talk as "entertaining and thought provoking."
Our consumer representatives, Alan and Fiona White, initiated important discussions about the Navigate trial and managing incontinence and erectile dysfunction during a prostate cancer information session organised by the Hume Men’s Shed in Craigieburn.
A community presentation about Navigate was held at Leopold Men’s Shed to raise awareness of the prevalence of prostate cancer, with particular emphasis on regional and rural areas.
Sancell Pty Ltd produces environmental products for the packaging industry. With a largely male workforce, Sancell’s Director believes in keeping his workforce healthy and well-informed. The NAVIGATE trial and the importance of regular health check-ups was promoted as part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
We express thanks to the Urological Society for Australia and New Zealand for endorsing the Navigate trial in their newsletter last month. USANZ is the peak membership organisation for health professionals working in the field of urology.
Peter Mac is one of the world’s leading cancer research, education and treatment centres globally and is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. Peter Mac has five centres across Victoria, in Melbourne (main site), Bendigo, Box Hill, Moorabbin, and Sunshine.
Alfred Health provides the most comprehensive range of healthcare services in Victoria through their three hospital campuses in Melbourne, Caulfield and Sandringham. Speciality services include comprehensive cancer care, respiratory medicine, cardiology and cardiovascular services and in patient and community psychiatry care.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. For more than a century, they have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.
One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.
RBWH is Queensland’s largest hospital in Brisbane and is part of Metro North Hospital and Health Service. It is known for its preeminent cancer care, maternity, trauma and burns care. They support and produce world-leading research and education, and are prominent innovators in the pursuit of ever-improving patient outcomes.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a broad based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia.
Swinburne University is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion. Their education, high-quality research and industry partnerships create positive change for students, staff and the community.
Austin Health is a leading specialist tertiary and quaternary health service located in Heidelberg. They’re renowned for their specialist work in cancer, infectious diseases, obesity, sleep medicine, intensive care medicine, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation, and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in hospital-based research.
Sydney University aims to make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping their people with leadership qualities so they can serve communities at every level.
Cabrini is a Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare service. There are acute facilities at Malvern, Prahran and Brighton, a residential aged-care home at Ashwood and a rehabilitation service at Elsternwick. The Cabrini Institute supports education and research, in order to continually improve the quality of care and educate tomorrow’s health professionals.
Western Health has a strong philosophy of working with its local community to deliver excellence in patient care. Included are three acute public hospitals in Footscray, St Albans and Williamstown; the Sunbury Day Hospital, and a Transition Care Program. Western Health manages community based programs such as a large Drug and Alcohol Service.
Redcliffe Hospital is one of the five hospitals of Metro North Hospital and Health Service and delivers healthcare to a rapidly growing part of South East Queensland. Redcliffe Hospital’s catchment area incorporates Brighton up to Deception Bay, and west to Kallangur. In serving their community, some of the healthcare services include cancer care, renal dialysis, maternity, palliative care and paediatrics.
The QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (QIMR Berghofer) is one of Australia’s most successful medical research institutes. The Institute was established 75 years ago by the Queensland Government and has a rich history of scientific discoveries and translational medical research.
A highly ranked university with an international outlook, we’re deeply connected to our community and value our place in it. Our research excellence, innovative teaching and learning practices, along with our strong ties to industry, make us one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia–Pacific.