From time to time we receive requests from research organisations for volunteers who may wish to participate in clinical trials or other studies. These are listed below so that members can read them and follow up if they are interested.

Some of our members also attend conferences where research topics and clinical trials are discussed. Advice for patients from renowned experts may also be presented.

Click the title of an item for more information.

Exercise study

The study provides a personalised and evidence-based exercise program ( to men with metastatic prostate cancer via the internet and telehealth support. The aim of the study (EXERCISE GUIDE) is to equip individuals with tools that help them participate safely [...]

August 20th, 2020|

PCRI Patient Conference September 6-8, 2019

Jim Marshall and Alan Barlee attended the 2019 annual 3-day patient conference in Los Angeles as representatives of the PCFA and of the Australian Advanced Prostate Cancer Support Group affiliated with the PCFA. Alan presented a brief report at the [...]

November 30th, 2019|

Online tool as a treatment decision aid

Study title Navigate: Randomised Control Trial of an online treatment decision aid for men with low-risk prostate cancer and their partners. Lead investigator Prof Penelope Schofield, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Summary of project Men recently diagnosed with low risk [...]

September 24th, 2018|

Global cancer survey

A Sydney-based PR agency is the Australian secretariat for the All.Can cancer initiative – a global initiative committed to improving cancer care. As one of Australia’s first projects, they have joined a global survey (which is taking place across 10 [...]

September 24th, 2018|

Health website evaluation

Please find below the details of a study that is currently recruiting participants. Participation in this study is entirely voluntary. Study title Prostate Cancer Health and Fitness Online: The development and pilot testing of an internet physical activity program for [...]

September 19th, 2018|

Prostate cancer patients online study

This is an online study investigating the experiences of prostate cancer patients, under the supervision of Dr. Caroline Pukall in the Sexual Health Research Laboratory (SexLab) at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. They are currently recruiting individuals who have been [...]

May 17th, 2018|
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