Our prostate cancer surgeons perform minimally invasive procedures like cryosurgery. We also offer targeted radiation therapy and chemotherapy. You begin treatment as soon as possible. During your treatment, our support services keep you feeling your best.
Specialists at the Cancer Institute and the Prostate Center use the latest techniques and technology to provide a comprehensive treatment plan. Our treatment plans use:
In many instances, a urologist will treat prostate cancer by performing a minimally invasive surgery. Other times, we might use radiation therapy or chemotherapy. We also participate in the latest clinical trials. Your doctor will determine if there’s one that may benefit you. If you’re eligible, you could help test the newest approaches to prostate cancer care.
At AHN, we specialize in several types of surgery, including:
The Cancer Institute has the only radiation oncology program in western Pennsylvania with treatment centers accredited by both the American Society for Radiation Oncology and the American College of Radiology. These accreditations mean Cancer Institute facilities meet specific guidelines for patient safety, quality control, and efficiency of equipment.
Our advanced radiation treatments for prostate cancer include:
Our expert medical oncologists will choose specific chemotherapy medications depending on the results of surgery.
Our advanced medical oncology therapies include:
Call the AHN Cancer Help Line anytime at (412) NURSE-4-U (412) 687-7348 to schedule a cancer-related appointment or to just talk with our nurses about diagnoses, treatments, and side effects.