Recently the PCFA acknowledged the support it receives from Perth Radiological Clinic at a function at Parliament House. Our Chairman Dr Martin Blake accepted this award from the Governor of WA Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO and PCFA Chairman Mr Jim Hughes AM.
Perth Radiological Clinic offers multi-parametric MRI scans for patients in Western Australia to assist in the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer. Prostate Multi-Parametric MRI is a non-invasive imaging test that has emerged recently as the best examination available for detecting significant (‘harmful’) prostate cancer earlier. It is also advantageous that MRI does not pick up harmless cancers which would lead to unnecessary over-treatment.
It also enables accurate evaluation of spread outside the prostate gland which is important when it comes to treatment options. Understanding the extent of disease enables the surgeon to determine whether it is possible to preserve the delicate arteries and nerves which are essential for maintaining sexual function and bladder control.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a broad based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. The organisation is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families, recognising the diversity of the Australian community.
Pictured above: l-r PCFA National Chairman Mr Jim Hughes AM, PRC Chairman Dr Martin Blake, Governor of WA The Honourable Kerry Sanderson