Coronavirus COVID-19 is posing an unprecedented threat to the health and safety of communities worldwide. Western Australia is no exception. Widespread societal changes have thankfully been put in place to ensure social distancing and minimise the risk of disease spread. At Perth Urology Clinic we are striving to keep patients safe while still attending to their needs.
April is testicular cancer awareness month. As Urologists we see a lot of testicular cancer, almost invariably in young and otherwise healthy men. Shane was interviewed by Manchester United TV on behalf of the DT38 foundation to increase awareness of this disease which is likely curable if diagnosed early.
A group from Brisbane Australia has recently published a high profile clinical trial comparing open and robotic prostate cancer surgery. This trial is the first of its kind, and the implication of its results deserves a closer look.