Experts say out-of-date prostate cancer information being given by doctors is killing patients.
Diagnosis numbers have increased by 24 percent in just two years, the fastest increase of any of the top five cancers in New Zealand, according to Ministry of Health data.
Prostate Cancer Foundation CEO Graeme Woodside says better training would go a long way to reversing that trend.
“A number of GPs are working on outdated information from probably a decade ago, and are not aware of some of the new processes in diagnosis and treatment.”
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