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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
8th August 2018

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 Health
28th August 2019

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.

Channel 7 ‘House of Wellness’
2st September 2019

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.

Alfred Health
20th November 2018

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.

Peter Mac Urology Team
4th March 2020

Thanks to the Peter Mac Genitourinary Oncology team for their support by promoting Navigate on their research Twitter page!

Western Health
24th September 2019

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.

Podcast Interview Part 1
20rd August 2019

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.

Podcast Interview Part 2
23rd August 2019

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.

Interview, Mr Kevin Chu
16th August 2019

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...

Starts at 60
19th July 2019

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.

Healthy Male
26th June 2019

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.

The Oncology News
8th May 2019

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.

Cancer Council Vic
10th April 2019

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.

Vetaffairs
1st December 2018

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.

Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (PCFA)
29th April 2020

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.

Minister of Health
14th August 2018

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.

Australian Men’s Health Forum (AMHF)
2019

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.

Community

Volunteer Awards 2019
28th May 2019

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.

UroGP Symposium
16th September 2019

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
24th September 2019

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.

Victoria Police (Moorabbin)
12th September 2019

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.

RAAF Vietnam Veterans (Vic)
March 2020

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.

Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia
December 2019

We thank the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA) for promoting the Navigate trial in their December 2019 issue of DEBRIEF Magazine.

Defence and Emergency Services Sheds Association
19th September 2019

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.

Clifton Springs Men’s Shed
24th Februrary 2020

Navigate was presented at the Clifton Springs Men’s Shed and PSA testing were some of the topics discussed.

Next Practice
26th November 2019

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
9th December 2019

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.

Rural Doctors Association
23rd September 2019

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.

Amcal Pharmacy
15th October 2019

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.

Rotary Clubs
6th November 2019

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."

Hume Men's Shed
14th November 2019

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.

Leopold Men’s Shed
30th October 2019

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.

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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

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Alfred Hospital

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University of Queensland

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RMIT University

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National Health and Medical Research Council

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Griffith University

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Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

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Swinburne University

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Cabrini Health

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