Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry Victoria (PCOR-Vic)

Registry custodian:Associate Professor Sue Evans
Head, Clinical Registry Unit
Registry contact: Ms Melanie Evans
Phone: +61 3 9903 0245
Clinical lead: Associate Professor Jeremy Millar, Radiation Oncology
Purpose / aims: PCOR-Vic focuses on describing patterns of care following diagnosis of prostate cancer and monitoring quality of delivered care and whether it is in line with evidence-based guidelines.
Population captured: PCOR-Vic is a population-based registry currently capturing 85 per cent of all newly diagnosed cases of prostate cancer in Victoria.
Outcomes collected:
  • General health and disease-specific quality of life at 12 and 24 months post diagnosis
  • Treatment failure
  • Biochemical recurrence
  • Process indicators: positive margin rate post prostatectomy, documentation of clinical stage, PSA recorded post prostatectomy, advanced disease and active surveillance.
Funding sources:
  • Movember Foundation
  • Cancer Australia
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
  • Department of Health and Ageing
  • Victorian Department of Health