NELUNE Foundation commits to establishment of dedicated Men’s Health Centre
Prostate cancer is the number one diagnosed cancer in Australian males, with one in six
men diagnosed by the age of 85.
The NELUNE Foundation has committed to raise $3.5m to fund the establishment of a
specialist Men's Health Centre, within the St Vincent's Healthcare Campus in Sydney.
This will provide revolutionary precision healthcare capabilities, social and psychological
treatment, and support for all men with prostate cancer and their families. The service will
care for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer and this multi-disciplinary centre brings
together medical, nursing, allied health personnel on-site and virtually.
The service will also provide a specialised genetic screening and counselling program to men
(and transgender women) who may be at an elevated risk of prostate cancer due to family
history or genetic mutations.
The NELUNE Men's Health Care Clinic, will leverage the power of the St Vincent's Healthcare
- • Provide public hospital patients with access to the latest ground-breaking treatments and minimally invasive procedures, enabling the best possible patient care.
- • Address the unmet psycho-social, wellness and physical needs of men on their cancer journey through the development of a "one-stop" centre of care excellence.
- • Incorporate new and innovative patient care models, with a focus on the development of the Men's Health Virtual Care Clinic.
- • Support the ground-breaking clinical research being undertaken by St Vincent's Clinicians within the Theranostics and Nuclear Medicine Unit and at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, to transform clinical practice and treatment for all.