Prostate Cancer

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is a Leader in Treating Prostate Cancer

Individualized Prostate Cancer Treatment

Individualized Prostate Cancer Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you now face many decisions regarding the future of your health. At UH Seidman Cancer Center, we understand how any cancer diagnosis dramatically alters a patient's life. You have concerns and fears; we understand and can help. We pride ourselves on offering the most medically advanced cancer treatments while answering patient questions and calming fears.

Experts in Prostate Cancer Treatment

At UH Seidman Cancer Center, fellowship-trained cancer specialists are nationally recognized for their advanced contributions toward the treatment of prostate cancer. UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, which is one of an elite group of 41 comprehensive cancer hospitals nationwide. Because of this, we are able to offer leading treatments for prostate cancer earlier – to give patients the best chance for recovery. Our affiliation with Case Western Reserve University gives us the unique opportunity to conduct ongoing clinical trials and advanced research studies targeted at prostate cancer treatment, prevention and cure.

Advanced Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

A patient receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis faces many decisions regarding treatment. Therefore, we pride ourselves on providing the finest therapies available. Our advanced treatments include:

UH Seidman Cancer Center provides expert care for prostate cancer patients who have undergone surgical, radiation or hormone therapy treatments. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners and psychologists can address a wide range of issues related to sexual and urinary dysfunction.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Prostate Cancer Treatment

We offer patients a multidisciplinary team approach to care, which means all our cancer doctors, nurses and support staff coordinate care. Our multidisciplinary team at UH Seidman Cancer Center conducts a tumor board review. This review evaluates every single case of prostate cancer, so diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the experience of our team of national experts. Together, we work through every step of prostate cancer care to customize a treatment plan and get each patient healthy and active again. Skilled professionals on the multidisciplinary team include:

  • Genetic counselors
  • Medical geneticists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurse navigators
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Pathologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Social workers
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Urologists

Cancer Clinical Trials

UH Seidman Cancer Center has many available clinical trials for patients with prostate cancer, including:

  • Using Green Tea Extract in men with low-risk prostate cancer that are not being treated. Learn more
  • Using a cancer drug for prostate cancer that has not responded to hormone treatment and has not spread to other parts of the body. Learn more.

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