Prostate Cancer Summit

Prostate cancer clinicians attended the summit on Friday 27th May to discuss and identify unwarranted variations in practice and cancer outcomes that could be addressed through state-wide action.

Summit attendees reviewed data on treatment planning and delivery across Victorian public and private health services, and agreed on short-term priorities for collective action.  This work will be supported by the local Integrated Cancer Services though engagement with their cancer multidisciplinary teams.

Discussion topics included :

  • Incidence and survival
  • Multidisciplinary approach to treatment planning
  • Treatment options for all stages of prostate cancer

This clinician-led forum was the fourth in a series of tumour specific summit meetings in Victoria.  A clinical working party co-chaired by A/Prof Jeremy Millar and Prof Damien Bolton oversaw the preparation of the data that informed the summit discussion.

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