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National Conference 2017

Prostate Cancer Foundation National Conference 2017

The 2017 Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference held at Waipuna Hotel, Auckland, and was very successful. We have uploaded all our speaker presentations below.


Mr Mark von Dadelszen QSM – President PCFNZ

“Welcome address”



Mr Simon O’Connor, National Party – Chair Health Select Committee

“Health policies for the upcoming Parliamentary election”



Professor John Nacey, Urologist, Chair Prostate Cancer Working Group

“The rapidly changing landscape of prostate cancer detection: good news for New Zealand men”



Dr Stephen Mark, Urologist, Vice President USANZ

“Improving the outcome of men with prostate cancer: how is the Movember investment being delivered?”



Mrs Andrea Nixon, Urology Nurse, Chair NZUNS

“It’s not just about the cancer”



Mr Andrew Little and Dr David Clark, Labour Party Leader and Health Spokesperson

“Health policies for the upcoming Parliamentary election”



Prof Rod MacLeod MNZM, Palliative Care Specialist – Hibiscus Hospice

Keynote Address: “Palliative Care for men with prostate cancer”



Dr Andrew Williams, Urologist

“Report on PCFNZ funded PSMA research project at Auckland Hospital”



Professor Brett Delahunt ONZM FRSNZ, Pathologist

“Variants of prostate cancer”



Associate Professor Anthony Lowe and Mr Jim Hughes AO

“The Prostate Cancer Landscape in Australia”



Dr Kamran Zargar, Urologist

“Key developments in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment – an overview of current research around the world”



Dr Bianca Dobson, Senior Scientist – Caldera Health

“Developing Non-Invasive Gene Expression Based Prostate Cancer Diagnostics”