National collaborative phase III trial of timing of intervention with androgen deprivation in prostate cancer patients with a rising PSA (VCOG PR 2-03)

Lead researcher

Professor Gillian Duchesne (2005-2006), Deborah Howell (2005-2006), Mr Rodney Syme (2006), VCOG Urological Cancer Committee (2006)


The Alfred, Barwon Health, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and 12 other sites in Australia and New Zealand

Years funded


40 patients were recruited within Victoria between 2000 and 2003. Follow-up continued in 2005. 10 patients were recruited in Victoria in 2006, contributing to a total Australasian accrual of 100. Australasian target 450.