Is data available for student projects?

Yes, we encourage graduate students and medical trainees to undertake small and larger projects that are on offer with the database. We give assistance with ethics applications, formulating research questions and analysis. For more information on applying please check here.

What clinical measures do you collect?

  • Transrectal Ultrasonography (TRUS) diagnostic biopsy
  • Transperineal diagnostic biopsy
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
  • Treatment types:
    Hormones: (Androgen Deprivation (Chemical/Surgical),Surgical Pathology: Radical Prostatectomy (Open retropubic and Robot assisted laparoscopic),
    Active Surveillance/Watchful Waiting, Radiotherapy
  • Electronic collection of prostate specific antigen (PSA) and Testosterone results
  • Imaging results (CT, whole body bone scan, MRI, and PET/PSMA scans)
  • Patient Questionnaires (collected at baseline, three months, six months, 12 months, two years and five years) using EPIC-26, IPSS, AQoL, 6D instruments.
  • Gleason Grade (Primary/Secondary/Tertiary), Pathology Stage
  • Histology sub-type (Acinar/Ductal)