Extracts from the Principal’s Citation: This morning it is my pleasure to welcome back to the College Professor Anthony Costello, an Old Xaverian and member of the graduating Year 12 class of 1966, the year in which he was also School Captain. An Old Xaverian who has made an on-going contribution beyond his school days to the welfare of others in a distinguished career as a medical specialist. It will be my pleasure shortly to present to...

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...

Interview conducted by Alexander Armstrong and Aidan Batten of Year 12 Do you have any advice for Xavier students thinking about a career in Medicine? It depends on what your interest in Medicine is predicated on. The best motivation is to be attracted to the human side of things: a fantastic and noble profession with many different facets, where what you do is help people. Can you share with us any reflections on your time at Xavier? I enjoyed...

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The Weekly Review: Thursday 1 March 2012 Professor 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. You can read the full Weekly Review article online by clicking here....

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. You can download the full article in PDF format by clicking here....

A Contemporary View - Myths and Reality 2003 Anthony J Costello, F.R.A.C.S., M.D. Professor of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne Director, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Level 4 Department of Urology Grattan Street PARKVILLE 3050 Suite 1.6 Epworth Hospital 89 Bridge Rd RICHMOND 3121   ABSTRACT Prostate cancer is the number one male cancer in Australia. It is the second commonest cancer death in men in this country. In the year 2000 there were approximately 2,700 deaths from prostate cancer and 12,000 cases of prostate...

Anthony J Costello, F.R.A.C.S., M.D. Professor of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne Board, Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia   Prostate cancer is the number one male cancer in Australia. It is the second commonest cancer death in men in this country. In the year 2000 there were approximately 2,700 deaths from prostate cancer and 12,000 cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed. This means that prostate cancer is equivalent in incidence and mortality to breast...

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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." You can download and read the full Herald Sun article in PDF format by clicking here....

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Installation of telerobotic surgery and initial experience with telerobotic radical prostatectomy. You can download and read the full report in PDF format by clicking here....

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. Click here to read the full article at the Forbes website....