Research Fund

The Movember Foundation is pleased to announce that the following projects have been selected to receive funding under the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry - Australia and New Zealand (PCOR-ANZ) Clinical Quality Research Program. This fund represents over AU$510,000 of further investment to support clinical quality improvement projects leveraging the valuable PCOR-ANZ dataset.

Less is More – Evaluating and Enhancing the Adoption of Short-course Radiotherapy in Australia (EASY-AUS). David Pryor, Hany Elsaleh, Liesel FitzGerald, Jarad Martin, Jeremy Millar, Wee Loon Ong, Marketa Skala, Heather Day, Sandra Turner, Amy Hayden, Raymond Chan.

Clinician-level quality of care reports - dealing with the complex issue of outliers.  Maggie Kirkman, Sue Evans, Peter Heathcote, Jane Fisher, Jeremy Millar, Stephen Mark, David Currow, Mark Frydenberg, Mohamed Kandra.

Identifying clinician-related barriers to active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer in Australia and New Zealand.  Nathan Lawrentschuk, Isaac Thangasamy, Wee Loon Ong, Declan Murphy, Elizabeth Pritchard, Susan Evans, Jeremy Millar, Venu Chalasani, Prem Rashid, Matthew Winter, Ian Vela, David Pryor, Stephen Mark.

Evaluating the benefits, harms and cost-effectiveness of variation in compliance with best practice guidelines for the treatment of localised prostate cancer.  David Smith, Manish Patel, Shomik Sengupta, Ian Vela, Andrew Kneebone, Henry Woo, Sue Evans, Micheal O’Callaghan, Dominic Cancian, Karen Canfell, Karen Chiam, Michael Caruana.

Predicting Urinary Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer Surgery. Kim Moretti, Michael O’Callaghan, Andrew Vincent, Kerri Beckmann, David Smith, Stephen Mark, Mark Frydenberg, Sue Evans, Jude Clarke, Scott Walsh, Tina Kopsaftis, Melanie Evans, David Merry.

Real time App for PCOR-ANZ results: Proof of concept and value to Urologists.  Stephen Mark, Mr. Steve Brough, Mark Frydenberg, Kevin Bax, Jude Clarke, Frank Frizelle, Mark Weston, Sue Evans, Andrew Runting, Michael Nugara.