Understanding the diagnosis of prostate cancer


With better imaging (magnetic resonance imaging and emerging prostate‐specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography–computed tomography) and transperineal prostate biopsy, more men can be offered screening after discussion of risks and benefits, knowing that overdiagnosis has been minimised and radical treatment is reserved for only the most aggressive disease.


Learning Outcomes

  • Explain key components of the review.
  • List main recommendations.
  • Recognise changes in management as a result of the review.


Authors: Xuan Rui S Ong, Dominic Bagguley, John W Yaxley, Arun A Azad, Declan G Murphy, Nathan Lawrentschuk

Article Type: Narrative Review


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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