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Prostate Cancer Team

  • Throughout the course of your treatment you receive care from a team of doctors and specialists. They help you and your family understand the various phases of care and answer any questions you may have.

    Your Einstein cancer team meets to discuss your progress and test results. They make recommendations and update your care plan to ensure your best outcome.

    Medical oncologists administer chemotherapy or immunotherapy to fight and kill cancer cells.

    William J. Tester, MD FACP

    Radiation oncologists use targeted photons, electrons and gamma rays to destroy cancer cells.

    Kenneth Zeitzer, MD, FACRO
    Anudh Jain, MD
    Angelica T Montesano, Md, FACRO

    Surgeons remove cancer tissue from the body via biopsy or operation.

    Diagnostic radiologists offer advanced imaging techniques to get accurate diagnosis and cancer stage information.

    Urologists are your first medical point of contact for prostate cancer. They perform your initial assessment and arrange for any necessary diagnostic testing or biopsies.

    Pathologists specialize in the study and diagnosis of cancer through examination of organs, tissues, cells and bodily fluids.

    Interventional radiologists biopsy and treat tumors using image-guided procedures or non-invasive removal (ablation).

    Dosimetrists carefully calculate the dose of radiation that can best destroy the tumor while sparing normal tissue. They work with your doctor and the medical physicists to choose a treatment plan that is just right for you.

    Nurses provide compassionate, patient-centered, medical care and emotional support.

    Patient navigators guide you through the process of cancer care. They help you with paperwork, make appointments and coordinate all elements of care in collaboration with the rest of your Einstein team.

    Social workers offer emotional support and are an ongoing resource to answer questions, address concerns and offer advice. They can help you find out about financial assistance, community resources, or how to speak with young children about cancer.

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