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21st Asia-Pacific Prostate Conference Virtual
APCC 2020
21st Asia-Pacific Prostate Conference Virtual
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Dr Renu Eapen

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre



Professional Bio

Dr Renu Eapen, MBBS FRACS (Urology) Dr Renu Eapen is a Consultant Urologist in the Genitourinary Oncology service at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and at the Austin Hospital and Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre. Dr Eapen completed her urology training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2014, and then undertook research in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. She went on to complete subspecialty Fellowship training in urodynamics, incontinence voiding dysfunction and reconstruction at the University of Toronto, Canada. Following this, Dr Eapen subsequently obtained her robotics and uro-oncology fellowship at University of California, San Francisco under the guidance of Dr Peter Carroll and Dr Matthew Cooperberg. 

Dr Eapen has a special interest in the surgical and non-surgical management of prostate cancer, as well as kidney and bladder cancers. She is trained in open, laparoscopic and robotic approaches to cancer surgery. She is also trained in the treatment of benign conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and kidney stones. Additionally, she has an interest in the treatment of voiding dysfunction in men and women. Dr Eapen has subspecialty training in performing urodynamic studies and various procedures for female urinary incontinence as well as male slings and the insertion of artificial urinary sphincters. 

She is currently undertaking her PhD at the University of Melbourne studying a novel upfront treatment for high risk prostate cancer in collaboration with the Prostate Cancer Theranostic and Imaging Centre of Excellence at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Movember foundation. Dr Eapen is a member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand(USANZ), Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), the American Urological Association (AUA), Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) and Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU).

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