Velindre Cancer Centre

Specialist MDT: Velindre Cancer Centre

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Men diagnosed at this hospital trust can access the following services (updated 2019):

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Choline PET
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    • Low-dose rate brachytherapy
    • Chemotherapy
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Prostate cancer clinical nurse specialist (PCa CNS)
    • Advanced PCa CNS
    • Oncology CNS
    • Psychological counselling

Outcome

Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical radiotherapy (2017) 364
Adjusted percentage of men receiving a procedure of the large bowel and a diagnosis indicating radiation toxicity (GI complication) (%) 7%

Patient-reported outcomes

Treatment Centre
No. of men diagnosed 1st April 18 - 30th Sept 18 who received external beam radiotherapy and were sent a questionnaire 96
Percentage of men who responded 77%
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 bowel function score to be determined 60
Adjusted EPIC-26 bowel function score (0=worst to 100=best) 87
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 sexual function score to be determined 67
Adjusted EPIC-26 sexual function score (0=worst to 100=best) 25

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