GU Cancer

New Medicare rules require MDT meetings for prostate cancer patients

Revised Medicare criteria have been introduced that require men diagnosed with prostate cancer to have multidisciplinary review before undergoing radical prostatectomy. The new MBS item explanatory notes, introduced from 1 November state that patient management for radical prostatectomies should include multidisciplinary team review with both a radiation oncologist as well as a urologist. The changes ...

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