A Dunedin man becoming a finalist in the Senior New Zealander
of the Year awards is a fitting way to finish a career with
the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull had his face painted blue yesterday
to raise awareness about prostate cancer.
Recent prostate cancer research will be among the topics
discussed at the Prostate Cancer Foundation's annual
conference in Dunedin this weekend.
A National Health Committee's report suggesting men should be
encouraged to seek up-to-date information from their general
practitioners about prostate cancer screening and treatment
has been praised as well as criticised.
The Robertson family of Robertson Meat Ltd have spent decades
making sausages for Dunedin people - pork ones, beef ones and
now blue ones.
Brian Sargent is on the road again.
A modified form of prostate cancer treatment -- brachytherapy
-- has been used for the first time in the southern
hemisphere on two New Zealand patients.
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