Four weeks after arriving in England I am settling in to life in London. Joining the other commuters I brave the cold wind and stand at the platform busy on my mobile phone; but I’ve discovered that others are wearing special gloves with thin index and thumb pad areas so you can use your mobile … Continued
As the Christmas and New Year holiday fast approaches us again (I am sure we all say that every year!) I would like to wish all of our patients and referrer’s a safe and happy holiday season. Cancer Specialists will be closed for the week of Christmas; Monday 25 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 … Continued
“Man up, bend over and have the ‘Fickle Finger of Fate’ examination and regular blood samples to test your PSA levels. It’s a lifesaver”! Read Prue’s fantastic blog, Man Up!!! Thank you for sharing your personal journey Prue.
Geographically speaking, accessing specialist care in rural areas can be difficult; this is why Cancer Specialists are proud to announce a new consulting location in the Gippsland region. A/Prof. Craig Lynch (Colorectal Surgeon) who also works at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, recently commenced consulting at the Gippsland Specialist Services in Sale, and will continue to … Continued
Cancer Specialists are pleased to announce a new consulting location in Epping, Victoria. A/Prof Craig Lynch (Colorectal Surgeon) and Mr Homi Zargar (Uro-Oncology and Robotic Surgeon) have recently commenced consulting at Epping Medical and Specialists Centre, Ground Floor 230 Cooper Street Epping Victoria, located in with GenesisCare / Radiation Oncology Victoria. The Epping Medical Centre offers comprehensive … Continued
It doesn’t need to be in CAPITALS and shouty, in larger font, or even centred; it gets your attention doesn’t it? So how as a nurse, did I end up with a title like that? My Dad had prostate cancer five (5) years ago, and as he was older I was like “not to worry it … Continued
Last weekend, I saw the film Sully (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjKEXxO2KNE). For those of you not aware, Sully tells the story of the so-called “Miracle on the Hudson” (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/16/nyregion/16crash.html?_r=0), where Captain “Sully” Sullenberger managed to pull off a controlled water landing on the Hudson river in the middle of New York after simultaneous loss of both engines due to a … Continued
Associate Professor Declan Murphy Consultant Urologist | Cancer Specialists | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre @declangmurphy @cancerspec I think that we all agree that moving home is one of the more stressful events in life. Yes it’s also very exciting, but much of the excitement gets lost in the stress and tedium of packing up and … Continued
Earlier this month Dr Sophie Nightingale joined Epworth Healthcare to create a global breast cancer awareness video, in support of Breast Cancer awareness month. With one in eight women in Australia diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and more than half of these discovered by self or clinical checks, now is the time to stop, … Continued
Recently, Mr. David Gyorki was invited to talk to melanoma patients and their families at the Melanoma Patients Australia consumer forum at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre discussing advances in surgery for patients with melanoma.