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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in NSW men, but statewide collaboration is leading to better outcomes.

RD-staging provided the greatest stage data completeness and alignment to AJCC-TNM for prostate cancers, followed by breast, then melanoma and lung cancers.

The annual number of prostate cancer cases diagnosed in Australia increased from 3,606 in 1982 to 20,065 in 2012. The number of incident prostate cancer cases is projected to rise to 25,283 in 2022.

The estimated rate of overdiagnosis of prostate cancer was in agreement with estimates using other methods. The excess lifetime risk of prostate cancer in 2012 (adjusted for changing competing mortality) was 8.2%, corresponding to 41% of prostate cancers being overdiagnosed.

What is prostate cancer? Find the latest prostate cancer data including incidence, mortality and survival in NSW.

Tony Maxwell is helping to change the lives of men with prostate cancer, all while living with his own disease.

Risk of suicide is higher for NSW men diagnosed with prostate cancer than the general age matched male population. Additional psychological support should be offered to vulnerable or lonely men and those with pre-existing depression or suicidal ideation.

The risk of prostate cancer was increased following a diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma. This raises the potential for future prostate cancer risk to be discussed when men are diagnosed with cutaneous melanoma.