Bill S’s Story

 Bill is 76 years old and has lived in Geelong since moving here from Shepparton more than forty years ago.
He worked as a truck driver, which also included collecting milk samples from various dairies, until retiring when he was 64. After retiring from work, Bill contacted his doctor regarding concerns he had about limited and slow urine flow. His doctor [...]

February 21st, 2019|

Peter’s Story

Peter is 77 years old.
He came to Geelong to work for Target as Advertising Manager, and stayed with the Company for sixteen years. He went on to be self-employed as a graphic designer until retiring when he was 65. Early in 2015 Peter and his wife Yvonne went on a cruise, and at the time he recognised that he had [...]

March 29th, 2017|

Howard’s Story

Howard is 81 years old. Howard retired when he was 64; he had worked as an electrician at Alcoa in the engineering section. When he was 63 Howard reported to his GP that he was having problems with urinary frequency. He was referred to a urologist who advised him to have a TURP (Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostate) or [...]

April 27th, 2016|

Kevin’s Story

Kevin is 67 years old. Four years ago he visited his doctor to report frequency of urinating at night. He had his first PSA test at this time. With an unacceptable PSA reading, Kevin was referred to a urologist. The urologist recommended a biopsy, and the results indicated cancer. With an existing heart condition surgery was not an option, and [...]

July 26th, 2014|

Ron’s Story

Ron is 75 years old. When he was 67 Ron was referred to a urologist, after reporting a slow stream to his GP. Ron’s urologist performed a TURP. He had another TURP sixteen months later, and a third TURP ten months after that. Pathology analysis following the last TURP detected the presence of cancer cells. Ron’s urologist made him aware of [...]

May 26th, 2014|