Supporting prostate cancer research

Investigating the relationship between social support, coping style and the mental health of men living with prostate cancer.

Dr Carlene Wilson, from Olivia Newton John Centre, Austin Hospital and La Trobe University.

Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer in the past 5 years?

We need your help!

We are interested in how men cope with prostate cancer, the social support they might seek and their well-being. Your experiences will help us improve the lives of prostate cancer survivors.

Participation involves completing an anonymous 20 minute online questionnaire.

If you would like to know more, or to participate please follow the link:

If you have any questions, or would like a hard copy version of the study questionnaire

please email Jordie Michael at

Ethics approval has been granted by Science, Health & Engineering College Human Ethics Sub-Committee, La Trobe University.

You are eligible for this study if you:

  • Have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in the past 5 years, and;
  • Are able to read and write in English and able to complete a questionnaire without assistance, and;
  • Are 18 years or age or over.

This study is currently recruiting participants.

Join us today!

Pathfinder is a unique prostate cancer research register that enables prostate cancer survivors to participate in research for a brighter future with their loved ones.

It will enable researchers to save valuable time and money recruiting participants for their projects, so that they can spend more time delivering health benefits to those in need. Click the button to the right to register!