In Australia, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. In 2017, there were and estimated 3453 deaths* caused by prostate cancer, accounting for almost 13% of all cancer deaths in Australian men.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is a broad based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. It is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families, recognising the diversity of the Australian community.
The Peter Duncan Neurosciences Research Unit at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney has recently been lauded as the number one Neuroscience Research facility in Australia.
Proceeds from the Pirtek Fishing Challenge will be split between these two leading medical research organisations.
* – Statistics courtesy of Cancer Australia