Nanoknife - the first case

28 Feb 2013

The first case of Nanoknife treatment for prostate cancer was performed in late February. Dr Stricker said he was pleased with the outcome and welcomed a leading edge surgical technology that would allow yet another option when tailoring treatments for patients. In particular, he felt that that the Nanoknife procedure coould help minimise side-effects. Nanoknife is a new technology designed for precise and effective surgical ablation.

Read more about this case in Jill Argo's article for the Australian Financial Review, "Cutting edge treatment for prostate cancer".

Robotic surgery prevails

18 Jan 2013

Dr Stricker performed just over 250 surgical cases in 2012, one of the largest series in Australasia. When asked about the breakdown between robotic and open, he said that as per previous years over 200 were robotic. Given the outcomes, he believes it wil continue as a favoured choice for surgical treatment. Dr Stricker has now performed over 1,000 robotic cases.

World-class prostate research centre for Sydney

30 Sep 2012

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Deputy Prime Minister Wayne Swan and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek announced Sydney would

Big Aussie Barbie for Prostate Cancer

21 Sep 2012

Special thanks to St. Vincent’s Private Hospital for hosting a Big Aussie Barbie and raising over $1,000 for prostate cancer. Several different volunteers showed their support and effort - Urology nurses, Nursing Education managers, Staff from all around the hospital and even staff family members. They even had some Rugby League Greats attend on the day -Brad “Freddy” Fittler, Trent Barrett, Chris Heighington and Beau Ryan.