Don’t miss out on getting your dad on track with his health this Father’s Day.September 5, 2014 11:17am
Don’t miss out on getting your dad on track with his health this Father’s Day at www.formydad.org.au where Australian Prostate Cancer Researchhas created a hassle-free online check-up for dad.
Statistics show 40% men don’t regularly visit or even have a GP.Another shocking fact is 1 in 4 men will get prostate cancer by age 85. Australia has one of the highest incidences of prostate cancer in the world and numbers are on the rise.
Vouchers are purchased online at the same website where dads can book their appointments with a specialist nurse, who will advise on general health and specific prostate health and make sure dad is set on the path to a healthy and happy future.
The online check-uphas been developed by Australian Prostate Cancer Research, in collaboration with a clinical advisory committee – it does not include any diagnosis, but highlights areas of potential concern that should be followed up on with a GP. The cost of the check-up is $49.
The other great news is that funds raised will contribute to building Australia’s first dedicated medical facility for men, set to open later this year.
For more information, visit www.prostatecancerresearch.org.au
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