Genito Urinary Services
The Genito-Urinary Group is a multidisciplinary team of Medical Specialists, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. These services are provided through Campbelltown, Bankstown and Liverpool Hospitals however, multidisciplinary meetings are located at Liverpool Hospital only.
The aim of the Genito-Urinary group is to provide a service for people with genital urinary cancers (i.e. Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testicular and Penile) in the South West Sydney Local Health District. The team endeavours not only to provide patients with timely diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management, but also counselling, support, education and the most up to date clinical research.
How can we help?
- Assist you with any concerns or difficulties that you may have in the hospital, community or at home.
- Provide you with information and relevant resources.
- Provide you with access to physical and psychological support services.
- We are available to you at any stage: before, during or after treatment.
Macarthur Prostate and Bladder Cancer Education and Support Group provides:
- Contact with others in a similar situation.
- Information and education on prostate and bladder cancer and their treatments
- Support in your decision regarding your treatment
- Support during and after your treatment
- Specialist guest speakers
Liverpool and Bankstown currently do not have a support group available
You can contact us at any stage with any questions regarding your care:
Cancer Care Coordinators: 0439 813 807
Diana Ngo, Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse Ph: 0417 942 581
Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (PCFA)
PCFA is the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. They are dedicated in reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners, families and the wider community.
Continence Foundation of Australia
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. Their vision is to have a community free of stigma and restrictions of incontinence
Andrology Australia (The Australian Centre of Excellence in Male Reproductive Health) is a unique 'centre without walls' that operates nationally and brings together health and education experts from across Australia to develop collaborative strategies to raise the awareness of male reproductive health disorders and their associations with chronic disease. Andrology Australia also provide specific information on Testicular and Prostate Cancers.
Kidney Health Australia- Kidney Cancer Information
Kidney Health Australia's mission is to promote good kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support. They have developed a dedicated Kidney Cancer Information website for the public to access for further information and support for those suffering from kidney cancer or knows someone that is.
Website to Kidney Health Australia: http://www.kidney.org.au/
Website to Kidney Cancer Information and Support: http://kidneycancer.org.au/
International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
The International Society for Sexual Medicine (formerly known as ISIR/ISSIR) was established in 1978 for the purpose of promoting research and exchange of knowledge for the clinical entity "impotence" throughout the international scientific community. The principal orientation of ISSM was initially towards basic science of erection, defects in the erectile mechanism, and the clinical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction. The orientation is now towards the whole field of human sexuality.
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council NSW is a community funded, community focussed cancer charity dedicated to the defeat of cancer. Through the development of prevention strategies, research into new treatments and cures, and by providing clinical and emotional support to those affected by cancer, they work towards realising their vision of a society where lives are not cut short by or their quality diminished by cancer.
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)
BCAN is an American based organisation devoted to advancing bladder cancer research and supporting those impacted by the disease. They provide the most up to date information on bladder cancer research and practical patient information resources.
Prostate Cancer and sexual recovery
This website has a video guide, and informative webinars about the effects of prostate cancer and treatment. It also offers aids and resources for treatment support and discussion forums with other people with prostate cancer.