Prostate Cancer Treatments & Symptoms
Prostate cancer is diagnosed in 200,000 men in the United States annually. In it's early stages, prostate cancer symptoms are rare. Early detection and treatment are the most effective methods to cure a patient. Many prostate cancer treatment options are available and each patient deserves a therapy that is custom tailored to his needs. Over the past decade, a better understanding of surgical anatomy and advancements in technology have led to improved prostate cancer treatment outcomes with maintenance of quality of life.
Prostate Cancer treatments offered at SouthWest Urology. include:
- Robot-assisted laparoscopitc prostatectomy (nerve-sparing)
- Radical prostatectomy (nerve-sparing)
- Radiation therapy (external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, IMRT)
For more information on Prostate Cancer, please visit the National Cancer Institute
and the Prostate Cancer Foundation