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Doctors fail to tell patient about signs of cancer

Two GPs have been ordered to apologise to a man who was not informed multiple tests taken across more than a year suggested he might have prostate cancer.

Radiotherapy hope for prostate cancer

A targeted form of radiotherapy can cure prostate cancer in men whose disease was previously thought to be incurable, research suggests.

Prostate cancer treatment delays shortened lives of six men – report

More problems for Dunedin Hospital: The details were uncovered in an independent review of the hospital's crippled urology department

Māori men’s health statistics highlighted in new online tool

A new online tool aims to help turnaround the health of Māori men, who have the country's lowest life expectancy, by highlighting to policymakers statistics in key focus areas from smoking to unemployment.

HPV vaccinations: don’t forget the boys

From January 2017 both boys and girls will be offered free vaccine protection against human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes genital warts, cervical and some other cancers.

DR WELLNESS

More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.

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