Irreversible Electroporation Focal Therapy (NanoKnife) now shown to be a safe and effective treatment in selected patients.

06 Nov 2014

A recent publication by Prof Stricker's and Prof Emberton's group in the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostate Diseases confirmed the safety of NanoKnife focal therapy in prostate cancer.

New forms of imaging now offered at St Vincent's

06 Nov 2014

Prof Stricker and Louise Emmett have been instrumental in beginning a choline PET scan imaging which allows patients to find microscopic disease in lymph glands beyond the prostate.

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.

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