Prostate cancer

Every year, 3000 New Zealand men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 600 die from it.

1. PSA and prostate screening (41 minutes + 32 minutes = 73 minutes)
Prof Ross Lawrenson

Presentation notes: PSA and prostate screening [PDF, 1.6 MB]

PSA and prostate screening - Part 1
PSA and prostate screening - Part 2

2. Urology: diagnosis and management of prostate cancer (39 minutes)
Mr Rod Studd

Presentation notes: Urology: diagnosis and management of prostate cancer [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Urology: diagnosis and management of prostate cancer

3. Radiation oncology: primary diagnosis and treatment options (32 minutes)
Dr Scott Babington

Presentation notes: Radiation oncology: primary diagnosis and treatment options [PDF, 984 KB]

Radiation oncology: primary diagnosis & treatment options

4. Advanced prostate cancer and treatment options (25 minutes + 42 minutes = 67 minutes)
Dr Anne O’Donnell & Dr Scott Babington

Presentation notes: Advanced prostate cancer and treatment options [PDF, 1.5 MB]

Advanced prostate cancer and treatment options - Part 1
Advanced prostate cancer and treatment options - Part 2

5. Panel discussion (35 minutes)
All speakers, facilitated by Dr Bryan Betty

Panel discussion

Prostate cancer

Seminar held 18 March 2016

Facilitator

Dr Bryan Betty – PHARMAC Deputy Medical Director, Chair PHARMAC seminars, GP & Porirua Union & Community Health Services

Invited speakers

Prof. Ross Lawrenson – Professor Primary Care, Akld & Asst. Dean Waikato Clinical School

Mr Rod Studd – Specialist Urologist - Wellington

Dr Anne O’Donnell – Consultant Medical Oncologist - Wellington

Dr Scott Babington – Radiation Oncologist & Senior Lecturer - Christchurch

These presentations are provided for professional development purposes for the benefit of qualified health practitioners and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of PHARMAC. PHARMAC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.