27 May 2021

Radiation therapy vs surgery for prostate cancer

Cancer Clinical

Dr David Lim, Dr Lucinda Morris and Associate Professor Sandra Turner will change the way you manage patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer.

Description:

  • Major advances in external beam radiotherapy means that it achieves similar long term outcomes to radical prostatectomy with markedly less incontinence, erectile dysfunction at lower costs since it’s fully funded by Medicare
  • This must-listen-to podcast will definitely change the way GPs manage patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer
  • All patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer should be assessed by a radio-oncologist for a fully informed decision
  • We should not just rely on the urologist to recommend the most suitable treatment options

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

Guests:

Dr Lucinda Morris, staff specialist radiation oncologist, St George & The Sutherland Hospital; Founding clinical lead, Targeting Cancer Campaign

Associate Professor Sandra Turner, staff specialist radiation oncologist, Westmead Hospital; Founding clinical lead, Targeting Cancer Campaign

Total time: 39 mins

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