(select General Practice Prostate Cancer Satellite Dinner)

General Practitioners – Prostate Cancer in 2018

Presented by Australian Prostate Centre in conjunction with the 19th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference.   Join us for an informative evening where we gather a team of prostate cancer experts to provide you with the most up to date information on PSA testing in 218, prostate biopsy options and MRI, radiation therapy and androgen deprivation therapy. At the end of the session you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions from our panel of experts.

This program is suitable for all General Practitioners regardless of their experience or where they practice.

Date                  Thursday 23 August 2018

Time                  1800 – 2030

Location          Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre – Grey Street Entrance – Plaza Level

Inclusions      2 Course meal and beverages

CDP                   Delegates can claim RACGP QI and CPD Category 2 points (total 4 points) by self reporting to RACGP


1800-1830 Registration Registration and Opportunity to wander the trade exhibition with over 20 companies displaying the latest in treatment of Prostate Cancer.
1830 Welcome – Dr Jane Crowe & Dr Peter Swindle
1835 Dr Peter Heathcote – Urologist

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

From controversy to consensus – The development of national Australian guidelines for PSA testing
1900 A/Prof Paul Vasey – Medical Oncologist

ICON Cancer Care & Wesley Hospital, Brisbane



Cancer Survivorship Education.

Many GPs have patient(s) on ADT Rx for prostate cancer.

Find out the side effects and monitoring requirements for these men.

1925 Dr Peter Swindle – Urologist

Mater Hospital, Brisbane

Transrectal versus Transperineal Prostate Biopsy + Prostate MRI:

Which one when?

An update about the biopsy techniques, why one technique might be used over another. What is the place of MRI prostate pre and post prostate cancer diagnosis?

Who and When to biopsy – MRI guided, Transperineal guided, Transrectal guided



Dr Tanya Holt – Radiation Oncologist

Mater Hospital, Brisbane

Radiotherapy and Prostate Cancer – Everything GPs need to   know about Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
2015 Dr Jane Crowe, Dr Peter Swindle, Dr Peter Heathcote, Dr Tanya Holt Question and Answer with the Speakers

Ask away! Your chance to ask (any) questions about prostate cancer to the panel of presenters

2030 Concludes  


Cost               Complimentary to General Practitioners however you must confirm your place by registering at A confirmation will be provided by registering and a final attendance email with further details will be forwarded 2 weeks prior to the event.

*Program subject to change

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