Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private hospital group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation.

Around 1 in 5 Victorian men with prostate cancer seek diagnosis or treatment at Epworth.

Epworth specialists understand this unique journey and are with you at every step. Whether your GP recommends a referral to a urologist for PSA testing, or you have a confirmed diagnosis – Epworth offers complete care.

At Epworth, we provide:

  • Your choice of leading urologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists
  • Multidisciplinary cancer care with specialists, nurses and allied health staff working collaboratively
  • Dedicated E.J. Whitten Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth
  • da Vinci® robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy surgery
  • Modern, purpose-built day oncology facilities across Melbourne and Geelong
  • Onsite PSA testing, radiation therapy and imaging (including PSMA PET/CT scan and mpMRI)
  • A complete cancer rehabilitation program

Comprehensive prostate cancer care to meet your needs:

  • When should men see a urologist?

    It is best to speak to your GP about your situation and their recommendations. See a urologist if:

    • You are experiencing symptoms such as frequent urination, pain upon urinating, blood in urine or semen and sometimes pain in the back or pelvis.
    • You have a family history of prostate cancer and are experiencing the above symptoms.
    • You are aged 60 and above and have made a decision to start testing for prostate cancer.
  • Screening and tests available

    Your urologist can assess your prostate health with comprehensive testing and imaging available at Epworth, including:

    • Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test
    • Prostate exam (digital rectal examination)
    • MRI
    • Prostate biopsy (transperineal, guided by ultrasound)
    • PSMA PET/CT scan.
  • Treatments available
    • Active surveillance
    • Surgery (radical prostatectomy) and urological procedures
    • Radiation therapy (external and brachytherapy)
    • Chemotherapy
    • Hormone therapy
    • Irreversible Electroporation (NanoKnife), with 100+ Epworth patients treated since 2019
    • Innovative clinical trials, through the E.J. Whitten Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth
    • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Epworth locations
    • Epworth Eastern
      1 Arnold Street, Box Hill VIC 3128
    • Epworth Freemasons
      109 Albert Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002
    • Epworth Geelong
      1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
    • Epworth Richmond
      89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121

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What is prostate cancer?

Professor Nathan Lawrentschuk, Director, E.J. Whitten Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth


 

Prostatectomy explained