Clinically significant localised prostate cancer: deciding what will provide the best clinical outcomes

Henry H Woo and Amy Teh
Med J Aust 2021; 214 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50983
Published online: 5 April 2021

Prostate cancer specialists working in collegiate, multidisciplinary teams are most likely to provide the best outcomes for patients

In the absence of formal comparative studies, there is no real evidence that the outcomes of surgery or radiotherapy for patients with localised prostate cancer differ significantly. However, most men in Australia with clinically significant localised prostate cancer undergo surgery rather than radiotherapy.

  • Henry H Woo1,2
  • Amy Teh3

  • 1 Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Sydney, NSW
  • 3 Icon Cancer Centre, Sydney, NSW


Competing interests:

Henry Woo has received speaker’s and advisory board fees from Astellas, Janssen, and Boston Scientific.


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