Prostate cancer continues to be surrounded by many unanswered questions, from its’ causes, how effective testing is, what the optional treatment options are, and how best to support long term survivors. Advances in early detection and treatment for prostate cancer have led to significant improvements in survival in recent decades, with over 95% of Australian men living beyond five years after diagnosis. However, many men experience long-term physical and psychological effects from their treatment. This stream of research is investigating questions related to all aspects of prostate cancer detection and patient care, including testing, active surveillance for men at risk, and survivorship for men living with a diagnosis.
Current areas of focus in this research stream include: