Tomorrow Counts

Tomorrow Counts for everyone affected by prostate cancer.

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Advanced prostate cancer claims the lives of 3,300 men in Australia each year. The notion of ‘Tomorrow’ can offer people touched by prostate cancer hope in their fight against the condition.

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David Froggatt – I chose to look for medically recognised alternatives

I thought I would pass on the story of my recent experience in the hope that it may be of some benefit to someone at some time. On May 20th […]

Ross Davis – You always dip the oil in the car just to make sure its OK.

Hi everybody.   So pleased to see another website telling the medical fraternity that we are concerned at the number of men being told thay do not need to worry […]

More about prostate cancer

Learn more about prostate cancer, its diagnosis and its treatment.

Follow the links below to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia website and other supporting resources. (...)

Fact No 8

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Australian men and is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in men.

Why Tomorrow Counts

Each year in Australia around 20,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer.

By sharing your ‘Tomorrow Counts’ story on this website, you will join many other Australians who have already shared their experiences with prostate cancer and their hopes for tomorrow. (...)

Brian and Carolyn – Every tomorrow is an opportunity

Every tomorrow is an opportunity to make things happen. You don’t realise how much Tomorrow Counts until you are told you have inoperable and incurable prostate cancer. In 2009, when

Robert Gates – Several people have told me they have had a MIRACLE

I am an ambassador for men’s prostate in Alice Springs.   I have spoken to many men and observed that they do not have very good diets and are not

Fact No 2

Men over 40 with a family history of prostate cancer should ask their general practitioner about the need to have a blood test and physical examination as part of their regular health check.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia offers vital resources and peer-to-peer support.

Dr Anthony Lowe Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Fact No 6

Early detection is the key to enabling better outcomes and potential cure of prostate cancer.

Fact No 3

Men over 50 should ask their general practitioner about the need for a prostate test as part of their regular health check.

Fact No 5

Treatments vary depending on the type and stage of prostate cancer.

Fact No 11

In the early stages of prostate cancer, there may be no symptoms at all.

Fact No 13

Prostate cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the prostate that form a lump (tumour).

Fred Travis – Eight year survivor of prostate cancer

As an eight year survivor of prostate cancer I am disappointed in the confusion being created regarding PSA testing. So far it’s all we’ve got and without it I may

Fact No 10

The risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer by the age of 75 years is 1 in 7, and by 85 years is 1 in 4.

Fact No 4

If you have the misfortune to be diagnosed, be sure to ask your doctor for the exact grade and stage of your cancer and discuss their meaning and implications.

Brian Johnston – Travelled from Darwin to Melbourne for treatment

Diagnose with prostate cancer late August, researched all facts and ops and decided to travel to Melbourne from Darwin to have procedure done. Had a PSA score of 7.4 in

Fact No 1

Prostate cancer can be cured if detected and treated while still confined to the prostate gland.

Fact No 12

Each year in Australia, close to 3,300 men die from prostate cancer.

Fact No 7

Simple testing by a GP could save your life.

David Kelsey – My challenge is to men who haven’t had their PSA done at 50 to do so

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 54. I had attended my GP for a shoulder problem and had no prostate symptoms at all. My GP asked if I

For men and the families affected by prostate cancer there is support at hand.

Dr Anthony Lowe Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Fact No 9

Each day about 55 men learn news that they have prostate cancer.