Practice Guidelines

Evidence-based practice guidelines developed by other agencies are available to support health professionals in the management and care of men, and their families, diagnosed with cancer.

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for health professionals for PSA testing and the early management of test-detected prostate cancer (published 2016). The guidelines cover best practice for PSA testing and digital rectal examination (DRE), prostate biopsies and MRI, active surveillance and watchful waiting. These practice guidelines were developed by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Cancer Council Australia and approved by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The guidelines have been endorsed by the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ). Download.


Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Locally Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer 2010. Developed by the Australian Cancer Network these guidelines are intended for use by all practitioners and health workers who require information about the management of patients with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer and is available to download.


Fertility preservation for adolescents and young adults (AYAs) diagnosed with cancer. Guidance for health professionals. This guidance has been produced by the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) as part of a national Youth Cancer Networks Program project funded by the Australian Government.

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