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The Clinical Takeaway: Radiation Therapy vs Surgery for Prostate Cancer

The Clinical Takeaway: Radiation Therapy vs Surgery for Prostate Cancer

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The Clinical Takeaway: Radiation Therapy vs Surgery for Prostate Cancer

 

 

In this episode:

 

– 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
A/Prof Sandra Turner, Staff Specialist Radiation Oncologist, Westmead Hospital; Founding Clinical Lead, Targeting Cancer Campaign

 

 

Total time: 39 mins

 

 

 


 

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