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Prostate Cancer – effects on mental health after surgery
View this webinar to hear our interdisciplinary panel explore how collaborative mental health care can support people who are experiencing mental distress following prostate surgery.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Peter's story to be better equipped to:

  • identify challenges, tips and strategies for building appropriate referral pathways and implementing a collaborative response to assist men having mental health difficulties after surgery for prostate cancer
  • implement key principles of providing appropriate therapies and communication approaches to men who have had surgery for prostate cancer
  • describe the general principles of providing a safe and supportive environment for men experiencing mental health concerns after surgery for prostate cancer.



Panel List

  • Associate Professor Declan Murphy (Urologist, Victoria)    
  • Dr Jane Crowe (General Practitioner, Victoria)
  • Ms Samantha Clutton (Clinical Psychologist, Victoria)


  • Dr Mary Emeleus (General Practitioner/Psychiatric Registrar, Queensland)


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