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Recipient of the 2014 Xaverian Award

Recipient of the 2014 Xaverian Award

Recipient of the 2014 Xaverian Award
Multidisciplinary care is prostate cancer management at its best

Multidisciplinary care is prostate cancer management at its best

When Paul Clayton walked into a room packed with prostate cancer specialists in Melbourne last week, he was unfazed. He took a seat at the head of the table and leaned forward, eager to hear what they would have to say about his case. His prostate had been removed nine years ago and now, at the age of 66, there were signs the cancer was back. He’d been persuaded to get a second opinion and consulted Tony Costello, professor and head of urology at the Royal Melbourne.
New specialist centre for men with prostate cancer to open in Melbourne

New specialist centre for men with prostate cancer to open in Melbourne

New specialist centre for men with prostate cancer to open in Melbourne.
Launch of The Australian Centre for Prostate Cancer & Men’s Health

Launch of The Australian Centre for Prostate Cancer & Men’s Health

Watch Prof Costello introduce the Centre in The Gen's video.
Professor Tony Costello (School Captain, OX 1966)

Professor Tony Costello (School Captain, OX 1966)

 “I enjoyed my time at Xavier, both in the classroom and on the sports field ... My Headmaster was Father Keenan, a gentle and decent man. He taught me to understand the phrase “noblesse oblige”. From him we knew that we had to give back in terms of leadership and service... I am a proud Xavier alumnus”.
Prostate Cancer World Congress - (17 - 21 Aug 2015)

Prostate Cancer World Congress - (17 - 21 Aug 2015)

The Prostate Cancer World Congress will present an outstanding Faculty featuring leading International guest presenters and a selection of talented and recognised experts.
Man & Machine

Man & Machine

The Weekly Review: Thursday 1 March 2012Professor Tony Costello isn’t in his neat-casual pastel-pink shirt and slacks for long. It’s time to head into the operating theatre, so a wardrobe change is needed, into ER-style colourfully patterned head garb and blue operating “pyjamas”, patient notes in one hand and Coke Zero in the other.
The Da Vinci Pioneer

The Da Vinci Pioneer

Henry Bucks:Tony Costello, or to give him his due, Professor Anthony J. Costello, Director of Urology and Professorial Fellow at Royal Melbourne Hospital, MD FRACS FRCSI(Hon) MBBS, is a remarkable man. Self-effacing, genial, generous and brilliant at his chosen profession.
Prostate Cancer Awareness – The Importance of Early Diagnosis

Prostate Cancer Awareness – The Importance of Early Diagnosis

A contemporary view demonstrating the lethality of prostate cancer, the importance of early diagnosis using PSA testing and highlighting the need for increasing awareness in the community.
Prostate Cancer Community Awareness

Prostate Cancer Community Awareness

Prostate cancer is the number one male cancer in Australia. There is such a low level of awareness of prostate cancer in the Australian community compared with the awareness of breast cancer and such a difference in attitude to testing.
Prostate Debate

Prostate Debate

Video: Channel 7 - Prostate Debate - 27 May 2009
Just Do It

Just Do It

Video: Channel 9 - Just Do It .. 27 May 2009
Cancer Fight

Cancer Fight

Video: Channel 7 - Cancer Fight - David Parkin .. 24 March 2009
Even though my dad died of prostate cancer I didn't twig that I was at risk

Even though my dad died of prostate cancer I didn't twig that I was at risk

Herald Sun: Saturday 12 July 2008 .."Wayne Swan and Sam Newman have beaten it. Alan Jones is the latest high-profile victim. Prostate cancer kills almost 3000 men a year in Australia. Julie-Anne Davies meets a man who's trying to turn that around."        
Cancer Alarm

Cancer Alarm

Video: Channel 10 News - Cancer Alarm for Sam Newman .. 5 March 2008
Sam Newman

Sam Newman

Video: Channel 7 News - Sam Newman .. 5 March 2008
Coverage of Robotic Surgery

Coverage of Robotic Surgery

Video: ABC National News - Coverage of Robotic Surgery .. 7 June 2005
Installation of telerobotic surgery

Installation of telerobotic surgery

Installation of telerobotic surgery and initial experience with telerobotic radical prostatectomy ..          Paper by Anthony J Costello, Hodo Haxhimolla, Helen Crowe and Justin S Peters
Forbes - Men, Cancer, & Hope

Forbes - Men, Cancer, & Hope

For decades, prostate cancer was the silent scourge of men, neglected by scientists. Now a research revolution is yielding a potent new arsenal of weapons to quell this killer.