National Conference

When: 8am – 4pm | Sunday 7 May 2023 | Grand Millennium, 71 Mayoral Drive Auckland

Tickets: $40 – $95 (In-person and virtual options available. In-person includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). 7 CME points available.

This Continuing Medical Education (CME) event has been endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP).

At a time when changes in our health system begins to take effect in earnest we invite you to join us at National Conference 2023. Early diagnosis featured again in our programme, particularly regarding the availability of world class diagnostic imaging and the practice of our primary healthcare providers, and our line up of expert speakers runs the full spectrum of important issues in the prostate cancer landscape.


  • The latest position from the urological professional body on the role of the PSA blood test and how we should be looking to deploy it in the fight against prostate cancer.
  • The latest science behind the role of diet and nutrition in slowing the progression of prostate cancer.
  • New approaches to radiotherapy with the potential to fundamentally change the patient experience.
  • The vital role that new information and data plays in improving outcomes for patients and what it can tell us about how we are performing as a nation in serving men affected by a prostate cancer diagnosis.

SPEAKERS (preliminary programme): 

Prof Richard Mithen | Professor of Nutrition, University of Auckland
The role of diet in prostate cancer

Dr Dan Cornfield | Clinical Lead, Mātai Medical Research Institute
The role of MP-MRI in detection and biopsy

Mr Stephen Mark | Clinical Lead, Centre for Health Outcome Measures NZ
The Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry NZ – new findings and the way forward

Dr Andrew Henderson | Radiologist, Mercy Radiology
New generation imaging and treatment of advanced prostate cancer 

Dr Peter Kerstens | Radiation Oncologist, Kathleen Kilgour Centre
Short course radio therapy

Mr Jim Duthie | Urologist, Duthie Urological
USANZ guidance on PSA testing 

Dr Jo Scott-Jones | Medical Director, Pinnacle Healthcare
Toward a gold standard in GP prostate cancer care

We very much welcome your attendance and participation, and look forward to seeing you there. Click here to register. 

Membership: Click the link below to register as a member to be eligible for a 50% discount on up to two General Admission tickets. Once your membership has been confirmed, you will receive a discount code to use when purchasing your ticket –

If you are already a member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, you will have been emailed a discount code that you can use in step 2 when ordering general admission tickets. The discount code only applies to a maximum of 2 GA tickets. For more information, please contact us via

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