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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - how Mater is supporting your patients

Thursday 8 September 2022

In Australia, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. About 3,000 of our dads, brothers, husbands, sons and mates will lose their battle every year.*

This Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Mater shares with you, our GP partners, the latest prostate cancer information to assist you in providing the best care for your patients.

Current Australian Prostate Cancer Testing Guidelines 

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane Urologist and Prosate Cancer Specialist Dr Peter Swindle provides his opinion on:

  • the current guidelines for prostate cancer testing in Australia: NHMRC
  • the current outcomes for men with prostate cancer in Australia
  • the historical evidence behind the current guidelines for testing
  • outcomes of modern clinical practice, and
  • the future for prostate cancer testing in Australia.

Download a quick reference guide

Mater supports prostate cancer patients across Brisbane

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane
Is uniquely positioned as the only organisation in Australia that offers both insured and uninsured patients prostate cancer management on the same campus.

Mater Private Hospital Redland
Provides patients surgical and medical oncology services for prostate patients, and partners with Icon Cancer Centre Redland to provide radiation therapy.

Mater Private Hospital Springfield
Provides patients surgical and medical oncology services for prostate patients, and partners with Icon Cancer Centre Springfield to provide radiation therapy.

Multidisciplinary team

Our multidisciplinary team of urologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and prostate cancer nurses provide state-of-the-art care, guiding patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Q&A with Mater Private Urology Clinical Nurse Consultant Michelle Roberts

What are the benefits of a dedicated urology clinical nurse consultant in the care of prostate cancer patients?

How are patients guided through their prostate cancer journey from diagnosis through to recovery?

These questions and more answered in our Q&A with Michelle Roberts.

Queensland's leading urologists

Mater's team of leading urologists are experienced in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Make a referral

To refer an insured patient visit our list of Mater private urologists.
To refer an uninsured patient please complete a Mater Adult Hospital Outpatients Clinic referral form.

 

*Australian Prostate Cancer, September 2022, https://australianprostatecancer.org.au

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