Prostate Cancer Treatment

Options for your personalized care plan to treat prostate cancer.

There are many effective treatments available for prostate cancer. Our team of prostate cancer specialists — urologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and men’s health experts — meet as part of a tumor board to create a personalized treatment plans that is unique to your cancer type and stage, along with your priorities for care.

Newly diagnosed? Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167 or request an appointment online.

Your treatment plan likely will include one or more of these options:

As part of your treatment plan, your care team may discuss your eligibility to participate in one or more clinical trials. These studies help researchers discover whether a new treatment or technique may be more effective than the current standard of care. Clinical trials may give you access to advanced therapies that are not yet available elsewhere.

Watchful waiting, or active surveillance, is another approach that involves monitoring the symptoms of prostate cancer. Monitoring is typically done every six months and includes a digital-rectal exam (DRE) and a PSA blood test. If symptoms increase, testing or treatments may be needed.

Newly diagnosed?

Contact the cancer team 24/7 by calling (888) 777-4167

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