MRI scans could be a 'game-changer' in prostate cancer testing

19 Aug 2014

The ABC recently reported on the use of MRI in testing for prostate cancer. The story focusses on the St Vincent's study that looked at 150 men over the age of 40 with positive PSA tests. The average age was 62 years old and they all had MRI scans.

Accuracy and safety of MRI/US targeted biopsies confirmed

24 Jul 2014

Prof Stricker now has perfected the technique of MR-ultrasound fusion biopsies using the safe transperineal technique but using the technology of MRI's for accurate localisation. Using the Biojet system, Prof Stricker has perfected he technique of MR-ultrasound fusion biopsies, having now performed over 100.

The value of MRI before biopsy

23 Jul 2014

Dr Stricker's research group has recently published research on the outcomes of patients having MRI prior to biopsy. It was proven that the approach was very useful and the technology was dependable and highly accurate.

Choline & PSMA scans to assess extent of prostate cancer

18 Jul 2014

Prof Stricker and his team at St Vincent's is now offering Choline Pet/CT Scans. Shortly be opening a trial to look at PSMA scanning to be able to more accurately localise metastatic prostate cancer. He considers this a revolution in the assessment of prostate cancer spread.

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