Tony’s Story

Tony is 68 years old. He commenced his career as an electrician on an apprenticeship with the then Victorian Railways. Tony went on to work for Alcoa spending 13 years at Anglesea and 19 years at Point Henry. He took a retirement package in 2013 and now describes himself as being a self-employed and semi-retired electrician. Tony had a PSA [...]

June 26th, 2019|

Bob’s Story

Bob is 77 years old. He retired from the RAAF in the late 70’s, and became self-employed owning a driving school with several employees in Canberra. Bob came to Melbourne and worked as a Customer Service representative with Telstra. Following that he worked at the Northcote RSL as a barman and cellarman. Eleven years ago, Bob retired from the [...]

March 30th, 2016|

Colin’s Story

Colin is 68 years old. For a number of years he had not been feeling well, affected by chronic fatigue. When he turned 60, Colin did what many of his friends were doing and went to his doctor for a full medical check-up. He was particularly keen to get a resolution to the chronic fatigue. The blood tests that were [...]

September 24th, 2015|

Charlie’s Story

Charlie is 72. In his early 50’s on the advice of his GP Charlie had his first PSA test, with a reading of about three. On-going testing saw that PSA reading gradually rise, and a referral to a urologist followed. The advice was for a radical prostatectomy. Charlie rejected that advice, believing that intervention then was unnecessary. He believed that [...]

April 22nd, 2015|