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Prostate Cancer Treatment

  • When caught early, prostate cancer is the most treatable of cancers and has a smaller chance of growth. Without treatment, the cancer can spread to other organs or lead to erectile dysfunction or incontinence.

    At Einstein, an entire team is dedicated to fighting your prostate cancer while also addressing the psychological and emotional stresses that can accompany this disease.

    We treat the following urological cancers:

    SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR PROSTATE CANCER

    We use video-assisted techniques to identify the full extent of your cancer and offer both traditional and minimally invasive surgical techniques, including endoscopic surgery or laser ablation surgery. We may treat certain bladder cancer cases with ileal conduit or the creation of a neobladder.

    Our robotic surgical options use the da Vinci Surgical System for prostatectomy and nephrectomy. Other robotic surgical options include cystectomy, lymphadenectomy and ureterectomy.

    CANCER CARE PROVIDED BY A TEAM OF EXPERTS

    Our cancer team works with you to develop and implement the most effective program to meet your individual needs. They help you and your family understand the various phases of care and answer any questions you may have.

    Medical Oncologist
    William Tester, MD

    Radiation Oncologists
    Kenneth Zeitzer, MD, FACRO
    Anudh Jain, MD
    Angelica Montesano, MD, FACRO

    Surgeons
    Robert G. Uzzo, MD
    Daniel Canter, MD
    Serge Ginzburg, MD

    RADIATION THERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER

    Radiation therapy directs high-energy beams to shrink cancer cells and tumors. We offer options using the Varian Trilogy linear accelerator (LINAC), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and RapidArc.

    Radioactive seed implantation involves small radioactive pellets being strategically inserted into the prostate. This may be a good option if your cancer is contained within the prostate and is not aggressive.

    We also use radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a minimally invasive cancer treatment using heat to destroy cancer cells.

    ACCESS TO CLINICAL TRIALS

    Our ongoing program of clinical trials may provide you the opportunity to take advantage of experimental drugs that offer new or improved cancer treatments.

    Learn if you qualify to participate in one of our clinical trials.

    Locations

    Cancer Center at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Braemer Heart Building - 1st Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Phone: 215-456-3880
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    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
    559 West Germantown Pike
    East Norriton, PA 19403
    Phone: 1-484-622-1000
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    Cancer Center at Center One
    9880 Bustleton Avenue
    Suite 332
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    Phone: 215-827-1570
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    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships


    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

    American Society for Radiation Oncology
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