Updated information from Cancer Council Understanding Prostate Cancer March 2022 This revised guide is for people affected by a diagnosis of prostate cancer. Printed booklets can be ordered using the Publications Order Form on the website.
Patient and health sector feedback is still sought on a draft prostate cancer Position Statement created by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists’ (RANZCR) Faculty of Radiation Oncology.
All men with prostate cancer need to ensure that they have opinions for treatment from both a radiation oncologist as well as the surgeon who diagnoses the cancer. There is strong evidence now for radiation therapy being as effective as surgery in curing prostate cancer.