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Lions Action on Prostate Cancer

The Lions Prostate Cancer Research and Treatment Project supports the development of medical services for research and treatment of Prostate Cancer, funded by the generous donations of local Lions Clubs.

 

The facts:
Most Australians will know someone with Prostate Cancer

Last Updated: 29/01/2016

Most Common CANCER IN MEN

2nd Biggest
Cause of cancer Deaths

9 Australian
Men Die Daily

61,000
Fighting

20,000 Will
Be Diagnosed

3,300
Lives A Year

About the Project

The Lions Prostate Cancer Research and Treatment Project supports the development of medical services for research and treatment of Prostate Cancer, funded by the generous donations of local Lions Clubs.

The main beneficiary of the project is the Mater Prostate Cancer Research laboratory (MMRI) that is working to develop immunotherapy treatment of patients with prostate cancer.

For further information contact Lion John Grimstone Chairperson for the managing club at Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Project (opens your e-mail client)

For further information on research & treatment check out the following link Mater Prostate Cancer Research Centre (External link)

Project Leader

John Grimstone

Brisbane Holland Park Lions Club

Why you should give to this cause:

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Prevention

Support Research through our collaboration with the Mater Prostate Cancer Research Laboratory (MMRI).

Donate to fund new research equipment

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Awareness

Encourage men to talk about their health and be proactive in seeking help.

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Treatment

Assist those who are currently battling this silent disease and support their families.

Donate to develop better treatments.

How you can help

Raise Awareness

Ways to raise awareness:

  • Support “Blue Steel Week” raising funds and awareness. Find out more
  • Wear the ‘Blue Steel Badge”.  Find out more
  • Make a donation.

Contact John Grimstone for more information:

prostatedist201@gmail.com

Equipment Purchased by Donation

Seahorse

Latest Purchase

Seahorse XF 24 Analyzer

Donations Needed: $20,000

The Seahorse will help the research team to achieve its goal of one day treating prostate cancer which has advanced to the bone.

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Latest Purchase

Seahorse XF 24 Analyzer

Cost: $30,000
Purchased: 12 May 2014

This piece of equipment is helping the research team to focus on how to best expand treatments for those with prostate cancer that has spread within the body.

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Future Purchase - Donations Needed

PCR Hood

Cost: $50,000
Purchased: 12 May 2014

This equipment maintains a sterile work environment so researchers can work with DNA without the risk of a contamination of samples. The majority of research work starts in a hood such as this.