It’s important to get routine prostate checks – starting from the age of 40 for men with a family history or African or Caribbean heritage, or 50 onwards for everyone else.
For those who do experience symptoms, they can include:
The original test, a PSA blood test, only determines how at-risk you are of developing prostate cancer. Depending on the results, you may need to undergo further testing. Learn more about what’s involved in testing for prostate cancer.
Receiving a diagnosis for prostate cancer can feel overwhelming. The important thing to remember is that you’re not alone and that there is treatment, care, and support available to you.
In North Melbourne, the Australian Prostate Centre (APC) offers extensive medical and support services. Our comprehensive approach to care means you can get whatever you need under the one roof, no matter where in the journey you are.
We have a team of General Practitioners who specialise in men’s health and wellbeing. So even if you haven’t been tested yet, you can arrange to do so with one of APC’s specialised men’s health and prostate cancer GPs.