Prostate Cancer Update – Diagnosis & Management

Date Thursday 1 June 2017
Time 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Location The Rocks
1 Schnapper Point Drive
Mornington Pier
Cost Free of charge


This seminar is for General Practitioners and will provide an update on Prostate Cancer diagnosis and management.

It will cover content and promote general discussion around PSA, Active Surveillance, Prostate Brachytherapy and more, including useful and practical information on best practice principles for the diagnosis, treatment and management of prostate cancer.

Case studies will be presented and structured in a question and answer style for practical learning.

Learning objectives:

  • The role of the GP in active surveillance and when intervention should be triggered
  • Discuss the advantages & disadvantages of combined dose escalated prostate brachytherapy with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) in higher risk disease compared to standard EBRT
  • Benefits of using Space OAR Hydrogel in prostate External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT)
  • Summarise the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in prostate cancer
  • Identify which patients may be suitable for referral for a prostate MRI.

RACGP CPD points:

Approved 4 Category 2 RACGP QI & CPD points in the 2017-2019 triennium.

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For more information contact Jenny wain, Clinical Educator
Phone: (03) 5970 5309