PROSTATE(CANCER) SUPPORT AWARENESS

MITCHAM GROUP

direct address www.psamitcham.org

Proudly affiliated with the
PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION of AUSTRALIA

Providing support for men with Prostate Cancer
and their families


Mailing Address:-
PSA Prostate Cancer Support Group
c/o 23 Alpha Crescent
Panorama SA 5041
Roland (08) 8277 2138 or
Jeff on (08) 8277 3424

Meetings Normally forth Thursday of each Month, Feb to Nov (check dates below in case of alterations) at, Colonel Light Gardens Community RSL
4 Prince George Parade
Colonel Light Gardens at 7.0 pm to 8.45pm
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2014 - The Adelaide and Mitcham support groups have merged. See here for meeting details in 2014.
2013
Date Speaker/Topic Location
Feb 28 2013 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers & general discussion Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 28 2013 Lauren Wood – Prostate Care nurse RAH Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
April 18 2013 Bronwyn Chant – Craniofacial Australia Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
May 23 2013 Dr Frank Voyvodic MBBS (Honours) (Adelaide) FRANZCR on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Prostate Cancer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
June 27 2013 Dr Nathan Harten PhD ESSAM AEP Director/Exercise Physiologist iNform Health & Fitness Solutions Topic: Benefits of Exercise on ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy) Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
July 25 2013 Trudi Bizilis Topic: TBA Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Aug 22 2013 Vicki Rutter – physiotherapist Topic – An interactive evening – remember your pelvic floor Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Sept 26 2013 Dr Nick Brook – Urologist Topic – TBA Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Oct 24 2013 General discussion evening Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Nov TBA  
2012
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 23 2012 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers, general discussion plus possible viewing of DVD Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 22 2012 Kevin O’Shaughnessy – discussing his survey of prostate cancer patients which he will be launching later in February Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
April 26 2012 Heart Foundation
Topic –” Will you recognise your heart attack”
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May 24 2012 Dr Bruce Wauchope – Bedford Medical Centre (Molemax)
Topic: Digital skin examination – much better than a DRE.
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June 28 2012 Luke Bain Topic:- TBA Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
July 26 2012 Lee Lennan Topic:- Missing links in the health chain Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Aug 23 2012

Don Hopgood
Topic:- “Woodrow Wilson and the Peace that was lost”  flyer

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Sept 27 2012

Dr LLoyd Evans
Topic:- My questions to you re Royal Flying Doctor Service   flyer

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Oct 25 2012

DVD and general discussion

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2011
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 24 2011 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers, general discussion plus viewing of DVD Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 24 2011

Ms Sonia Mackay - BrightSky Australia
Topic: Discussion and demonstration of Health care products

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April 28, 2011

Dr Peter Sutherland - Topic - An update on Current Treatments available in South Australia, including Robotic Surgery

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May 26 2011 RAA - Topic:  "Years Ahead"     flyer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
June 23 2011 Discussion among members, viewing of DVD Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
July 28 2011

Presentation by the Arthritis Foundation of SA   flyer

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Aug 25 2011

Prof Neil Piller
Topic: “Early recognition, treatment and management of lymphoedema of the legs and lower body”.   flyer

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Sept 22 2011

DVD on Pelvic Floor Muscle training

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Oct 27 2011

Speaker:- Dr Raghu Gowda Senior Radiation Oncologist Royal Adelaide Hospital    flyer

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Nov 2011 Dinner – date and venue to be advised.. ?
2010
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 25 2010 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers, general discussion plus viewing of DVD if required. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 25 2010

Rosalie Donhardt - Disability SA Continence issues for Men & Women

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April 22, 2010

David Evans - Pathologist - 'Prostate Cancer from a Pathologist’s
point of view' flyer

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May 27 2010

Ms's Belinda Plush & Kathy Naulty Aged Care & Housing Group, Respite Services West
Topic: "Wyatt Housing Program"

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June 24

Group discussion among members, plus DVD to be advised.

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July 22

Dr Graham Lyons Research Scientist with University of Adelaide
Topic: "Nutritherapy: a promising new cancer treatment"

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August 26th Geoff Coombe
Southern Primary Health
Do It For Life Program
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September 23rd Asthma Foundation
Topic - to be advised
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October 28th Group discussion among members
plus viewing of DVD (to be advised)
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November 25th

Social dinner - Racquets St. Marys 6:30pm for Annual Dinner

1303 South Road, St Marys

Racquets
St. Marys
2009
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 26 2009 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers plus viewing of DVD. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 26 2009

Ms Leigh Pretty, Clinical Practice Consultant, Urology Unit, Repatriation General Hospital

Topic : Bladder function :- What's normal & what's not

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April 23, 2009

Dr Joe Abadia - Men's Health Clinic, Seaton

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May 28 2009

Guest Speaker: Ms Michelle Hogan Health Services Co-ordinator, Diabetes SA Topics: All you need to know about diabetes - a general overview

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June 25 2009

Ashleigh Moore - Chairman Cancer Voices SA Topic - His own Cancer experience and activies of Cancer Voices SA.

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July 23 2009 Paul Redman - PCFA Support Group Services Manager Topic - An update on PCFA activities & his role as Support Group Services Manager. flyer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Aug 27 2009

Rob George - Topic - Advances in Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy - a look at the future. brief CV

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Sept 24 2009 Don Hopgood - Former Deputy Premier of SA
Topic - The Webb upgrade of the South Australian Railways in the Roaring Twenties.
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Oct 22 2009 Discussion evening amongst members plus viewing of a DVD Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Friday
Nov 27 2009
Social dinner - check Prostate Supporter for details Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
2008
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 28 2008 Annual General Meeting with the Election of Officers plus viewing of DVD. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
March 27 Dr Peter Sutherland-Head of Urology Royal Adelaide Hospital Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
April 24 Dr Samantha Pillay-Consultant Urologist Calvary Hospital Treating Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Surgery. Flyer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
May 22 Guest speaker will be Dr Lloyd Evans. Dr. Lloyd is a retired GP of 50 years experience and has been a Board member of the RFDS. He is now a member of a State Government committee dealing with "Advance Directives" and will speak on this. "How can you manage your life when you can no longer speak for yourself"? He will conclude on a different note by sharing his experiences as part of the medical team on the 2007 Great Cattle Drive.
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June 26 Guest speaker will be Dr Graham Lyons who is a Research Scientist with University of Adelaide. Over recent years Graham has visited numerous parts of the Globe on various Projects and Trials. His presentations on "Diet & Prostate Cancer" are always very interesting and well received. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
July 24 The guest speaker Dr Jehan Titus, was unable to attend. A DVD on High Intensity Focused Ultrasound was viewed in place of the talk. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club

Aug 21

NOTE
3rd Thursday

The guest speaker will be Dr Jehan Titus, Urologist, who will give an overview of treatment options and access to information on men’s sexual health.

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Thur
Sept 25

Dr. Hany Dimitri - Cardiologist on the Correlation between Erectile Dysfunction & Cardiovascular disease. Flyer


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Thur
Oct 23
Dr. Denby Steele will give a lecture on Brachytherapy Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club

Fri
Nov 21
7.0pm

dinner at RSL Club

choice of a few mains and desserts. Oon average mains are about $10 - $12 each and desserts $4 - $5 each so about $15.00 all up, plus drinks

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2007
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 22 2007 General Discussion Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Mar 22 2007 Several relevant DVD presentations will be viewed. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
April 26 2007 Dr Brian Landers, Urologist      Flyer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
May 24 2007 I Fisk will give a Prostate Cancer Presentation based on Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia one they produced for its Ambassador Program Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
June 28 2007 Dr Carole Pinnock: Principal Research Scientist, Urology Unit, Repatriation General Hospital Division of Surgery.
Power point Presentation: Prostate Cancer Research
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July 26 2007 Quality of Life - the new norm
Guest Speakers:- Dr Jehan Titus (Urologist), Virginia Gill (Pelvic Floor Physio), Darren Hosne (Counsellor & Trainer) Poster
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Aug 23 2007 Ray Nicholson who will speak on his cancer experience and also the activities of the Cancer Care Centre at Unley Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Sept 27 2007 Nutrition and Cancer Prevention by a Cancer Council SA speaker Ms Delrene Davis Flyer Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Oct 25 2007 Several relevant DVD presentations will be viewed. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Friday
Nov 23 2007
Dinner Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
2006
Date Topic/Speaker Location
Feb 16 2006 7.0pm
NOTE 3RD THURSDAY
General Discussion Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
March 23rd Ken Hancock, discussing his experience as a psychologist, how he handled a diagnosis of prostate cancer and his current involvement in prostate cancer issues. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
April 27th John Mayes, Vice President and Research Librarian of the Adelaide Support Group. John will highlight ways men can assist themselves with diet and lifestyle using himself as an example Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
May 25th Graeme Goodings (from Channel 7) will speak on his bowel cancer experience. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
June 22nd WE WILL HAVE A LOOK AT THE EXCELLENT DVD PROVIDED BY THE PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
July 27th Lloyd Evans who was a GP for approximately 50 years and since retirement has continued locum duties throughout the State. He also has a considerable involvement with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and has been a Board Member with that Organisation. He will speak on "Medical care over the past 50 years, its changes both from the client (patients) view and also the expectations of todays providers." Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Aug 24th Cancer Council is providing one of their speakers (Lynne Ireland) on the topic "Services Provided by the Cancer Council." Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Sept 28th Ken Cooney will speak of his Ian Gawler Workshop experiences especially Meditation Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Oct 28th Nembers will view a DVD on the Men's Health Promotion Conference conducted by the PCFA in Melbourne om the 12th August. This will include some excellent speakers on a range of men's health issues including prostate cancer. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Nov 23rd Ms Jan Rowe from the Repatriation General Hospital. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
2005
Date Topic/Speaker Location
July 28 2005 Brachytherapy as experienced by Ian Fisk Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Aug 25 2005 Prostate Cancer Experiences by Barry Oakley Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Sept 22 2005 Prostate Cancer Experiences by Barry Ferris Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Oct 27 2005 Lloyd Evans who was a GP for approximately 50 years and since retirement has continued locum duties throughout the State. He also has a considerable involvement with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and has been a Board Member with that Organisation. Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club
Nov 24 2005 Gordon Frith male Urology Nurse Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club


Mitcham Prostate Cancer support Group Flyer (Oct 2005)

Brochure(Association of Prostate Cancer Support Groups (SA) Inc.(click to see pdf file))
(updated Mar 2009)

Mitcham Prosate Cancer Support Group Flyer

Documents on this Site

PROSTATE SUPPORTER The newsletters of the Prostate Cancer Support and Action Groups of South Australia

Newsletter No 8/7(Aug 2007), Newsletter 9/7(Sept 2007), Newsletter 10/7(Oct 2007)

Newsletter Issue No. 4/07(Apr 2007), Newsletter Issue No. 5/07(May 2007), Newsletter Issue No. 6/07(June 2007)

Newsletter Issue No. 1/07(Jan 2007), Newsletter Issue No. 2/07(Feb 2007), Newsletter Issue No. 3/07(Mar 2007)

Newsletter Issue 10 (Oct 26 2006), Newsletter Issue 9(Oct 2006)

Newsletter Issue 8(Sept 2006), Newsletter Issue 7(Aug 2006), Newsletter Issue 6(July 2006), Newsletter Issue 5(May 2006)

Oct 2005 Newsletter, Nov 2005 Newsletter, Newsletter-Issue3, Newsletter Issue 4(Feb 2006)

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