About this event

  • Date and time Fri 24 Apr 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Urology

This webinar will highlight and detail the role of PET imaging in high risk and metastatic prostate cancer and the use of targeted agents. Professor Declan Murphy, Director of Genitourinary (GU) oncology, Director of Robotic surgery and Consultant Urological Surgeon at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia, will be presenting this session.  

During this session you will learn:

  • The latest way of staging prostate cancer using PET scanning and particularly PSMA
  • The science behind PSMA labelling and the different isotopes available
  • Results of the pro-PSMA trial highlighting the use of PSMA
  • The use of lutetium labelled PSMA for the treatment of men with advanced castrate resistant prostate cancer

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live.


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This meeting is a part of the Urology Section webinar series that will be broadcast weekly on Friday afternoons at 2:00pm. These webinars will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast.

We would like to thank The Urology Foundation and The Hadley Trust for their generous support enabling free access to this webinar for trainees.


*Please note that none of the companies listed above have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this webinar.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.


Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.


*Please note: Once you have booked you will receive the webinar link on the day of the webinar.

Key speakers

Declan Murphy

Professor Declan Murphy MB BCH BaO FRACS FRCS Urol

Director of Genitourinary (GU) oncology, Director of Robotic surgery and Consultant Urological Surgeon at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia. 

Speaker's biography

Professor Murphy moved to Melbourne, Australia in January 2010 to take up appointments as consultant urologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Director of Outcomes Research at the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre. He is Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, St Vincent’s Hospital and Director of Robotic Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. He had previously been consultant urologist at Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London.


Originally from Galway in the West of Ireland, Declan completed his basic surgical training in Dublin before moving to London to continue higher specialist training on the South Thames rotation of the London Deanery. He is trained in all aspects of open and endoscopic urology and has a particular interest in laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgery, particularly for the management of prostate, renal and bladder cancer. Following completion of his specialist training at Guy’s and having been awarded the FRCS Urol in 2006, he spent a year in Melbourne completing a Fellowship in Laparoscopic & Robotic Urology under the supervision of Professor Tony Costello. He was awarded the FRACS in the Specialty of Urology by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011.


Declan has a strong academic background and has published extensively in the field of minimally-invasive urology for the management of prostate, renal and bladder cancer. He is Associate Editor of the British Journal of Urology International, Consulting Editor of European Urology, on the Expert Advisory Board of Nature Reviews Urology and the editorial board of the Journal of Robotic Surgery, and is a regular reviewer for The Journal of Urology, Journal of Endourology, Journal of Sexual Medicine, Cancer and many others.


With Professor Tony Costello, he is Co-Director of the Melbourne Uro-Oncology Training Program based at Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Epworth Hospital, Richmond. Since 2010, he has convened the Urology program at the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference, one of the World’s leading prostate cancer educational events.


Declan is highly active in social media with a large Twitter following. He blogs regularly for the BJUI where he is Associate Editor responsible for social media.




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