Peter MacCallum

Improved Patient Experience for Men with Prostate Cancer

The Patient Experience It’s great to notice improvements in healthcare and medicine – new techniques, new equipment, new medications, in particular for prostate cancer.  It’s especially wonderful to see changes that focus on the patient and the “patient experience”. Talk about “your healthcare team” has been around for quite a while.  Unfortunately, often it has …

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Navigate Trial – Looking for men with low-risk prostate cancer

Recently diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer? A trial is underway through Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne and this trial needs men like you. ‘Navigate’ is an online decision aid resource for men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and their partners.  It is also the name of the research project which is guiding the development …

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Decision making and uncertainty

When men get a prostate cancer diagnosis, the next discussion is usually about treatment. The stage of the cancer will determine the type of treatments on offer.  Generally, with a diagnosis of low-risk, low-grade prostate cancer, men will often have several options available to choose from. Depending on a range of criteria, men can consider …

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