Highlands men are invited to tackle a delicate subject through a webcast on June 13.
Join the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia online during Men’s Health Week 2018. This will be led by SBS presenter, Ricardo Goncalves from 7pm-8pm and withe the topic Prostate Cancer: Sex, Intimacy and Relationships.
An expert panel including Dr Michael Gillman, Dr Tom Jarvis, Liz McKervey and Prof. Jane Usher will be on hand to discuss some of the possible effects of prostate cancer diagnosis on sex, intimacy and relationships. This includes erectile dysfunction (ED), practical tips on talking about ED with your health care team and treatment options.
Registration is free and the webcast is open to people affected by prostate cancer, including partners, family and friends. It can be accessed via computer, smartphone and tablet. Register through http://www.prostate.org.au/get-involved/events/find-an-event/ask-the-experts-webcast/ If you are having trouble accessing the registration form call the Network Helpline on 1800 002 298.
Another activity conducted during Men’s Health Week from June 11 to 17 is a collaboration between Wingecarribee Health Association for Men (WHAM Inc.) and the South Western Sydney Wellbeing which dares to defy the stereotype of keeping silent on men’s health. They are encouraging men to seek the help they need through the Tackling the Challenge: Talking Local Men’s Health project.
Details: Brendan Bennett on 02 9616 4048 or visit WHAM Inc. website at www.wingecarribeehealthassociationformen.org
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