Research aims

  1. To identify pathways of care following an abnormal PSA test for men aged 40 years and older.
  2. Compare pathways for Māori and non- Māori and for those living rurally compared with those living in a major urban centres.
  3. Explore the epidemiology and natural history of prostate cancer.
  4. Investigate the spectrum of complications arising from the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Also, estimate the costs of care to individuals, comparing Māori and non- Māori communities.