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Andrology Australia

The Andrology Australia program 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 was established with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing in 2000 and administered by Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University.

Mission statement

Andrology Australia will undertake a program of activities that will enhance the reproductive health of males through community and professional education programs and building the evidence-base and research capacity in male reproductive health.

Goals

Andrology Australia will undertake those measures that will enhance the reproductive health of males by:

  • identifying major issues relating to male reproductive health and associated conditions
  • providing information and education to the public and professional communities
  • supporting and developing those individuals, communities and organisations with an interest in men’s health
  • supporting research that underpins the professional and community education programs
  • developing collaborations to optimise the use of financial and human resources.

Priority areas

The targeted areas of male reproductive health currently include:

  • prostate disease including prostate cancer
  • testicular cancer
  • male infertility
  • use and abuse of testosterone treatments
  • sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction (impotence).

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Androgen deprivation therapy | Andrology Australia

Androgen deprivation therapy is a treatment that works well for many men with prostate cancer. It acts by either stopping testosterone production or by blocking the action of testosterone on the cells and tissues.

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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis - information for men and their families | Andrology Australia

In prostate cancer, cells within the prostate grow and divide abnormally so that a tumour forms. Prostate cancer is diagnosed mainly in men over 50 years of

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Prostate specific antigen (PSA) test - a fact sheet | Andrology Australia

A PSA test measures the level of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) in the blood. It is a blood test that can help diagnose prostate disease.

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About semen analysis | Andrology Australia

When a couple is having medical investigations for infertility, testing of the male partner will usually include semen analysis.

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Male Infertility - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment | Andrology Australia

Infertility is a widespread problem. For about one in five infertile couples the problem lies solely in the male partner (male infertility).

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Osteoporosis in men | Andrology Australia

Osteoporosis usually affects older women and men. It is a disorder of the skeleton that lessens bone strength, which increases the risk of fracture. Bone

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Fact Sheets | Andrology Australia

Fact sheets These fact sheets are produced by Andrology Australia, as well as other organisations, to provide answers to questions focusing on specific disorders of the male reproductive health systemand associated conditions.

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GP education in men's health | Andrology Australia

Education for GPs Andrology Australia delivers education activities on male reproductive health disorders and associated conditions for general practitioners wishing to advance theirlevel of knowledge and skills in this area.

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Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in men | Andrology Australia

Symptoms & causes What are lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)? LUTS (lower urinary tract symptoms) is a term used to describe a range of symptoms related to problems of the lower urinary tract (bladder, prostate and urethra)

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Support Groups | Andrology Australia

Support Groups in Australia ACCESS [www.access.org.au] Australia's National Infertility Network is a independent, non-profit consumer based organisation who represent a national voice for infertile men and women. Phone: 1800 888 896 Genetic Alliance Australia [www.geneticalliance.org.

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