New Probes for Prostate Cancer Patients
Men with suspected prostate cancer will be more accurately diagnosed thanks to two new ultrasound probes donated to the Urology Service.
Thanks to generous donations from the community, Flinders Foundation raised $70,000 during its June 2017 Prostate Cancer Appeal to purchase two endocavity bi-plane transducer probes for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Urology Service.
This equipment will allow specialists to biopsy men using more modern techniques, and provide a more complete view of the prostate for more accurate diagnosis.
The new probes were presented to the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Urology Service at a special presentation attended by many generous Flinders Foundation supporters, SALHN CEO Michael O’Keefe, PCFA Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse Sally Sara, and patient Neville.
Read more about the prostate cancer probes here.
Bespoke cameras keeping newborn babies, families connected
New bespoke camera technology will provide comfort and reduce stress for families of premature babies in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit.
Flinders researchers receive prestigious awards
Flinders University researchers Dr Yee Lian Chew and Dr Ash Hopkins have been recognised for their research excellence and enthusiasm for science communication, named in the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for 2021.
Meet the new Cancer Wellness Centre Project Manager
There is a new, smiling face to greet patients and families at the Cancer Wellness Centre at Flinders Medical Centre.
Improving the lives of children with glaucoma
Thanks to generous supporters of eye health at Flinders, researchers are hoping to improve the lives of children with glaucoma by identifying genes which lead to more severe outcomes, while also focusing on methods to improve quality of life for patients, and their families.
Drakes Supermarkets giving patients with advanced cancers the best chance of survival
Drakes Supermarkets are giving patients with advanced cancers the best chance of survival and precious time to spend with their loved ones.
Mary Overton Fellowship: Worms the key to understanding brains
New research at Flinders is using tiny worms to understand how human brains learn, with hopes of helping those with chronic pain and neurodegenerative disorders.
Flinders Joins Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing
Research focusing on male health and wellbeing has received a considerable boost, with Flinders University and Flinders Foundation joining the Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing.
Ralph Ernst PhD Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research Announced
A grateful patient, treated only briefly at Flinders more than three decades ago, is providing a long-lasting legacy by helping researchers to develop new treatments for men with incurable, metastatic prostate cancer.
FibroScan Arrives at Flinders
Thanks to generous community support, patients at Flinders Medical Centre, and across regional and remote South Australia, are now receiving the monitoring they need to help detect liver cancer before it’s too late.
Little Lenny’s under the sea emergency adventure
Dolphin rides, swimming with seals and playing in a room full of kittens… Doesn’t sound like your average trip to the emergency department does it?