News & Media

13 June 2017

Experts concerned men with Prostate Cancer not informed of all treatment options

Cancer experts and patient advocacy groups are using Men’s Health Week 2017 to highlight the issue that many Australian men diagnosed with prostate cancer are not being fully informed of all available treatment options – especially the alternatives to prostate surgery. This problem exists in spite of dramatic advances in radiation therapy and a growing body of evidence demonstrating radiation therapy and surgery have equal cure rates and overall similar quality of life.

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