You can go anywhere in the world to get treatment for prostate cancer, but MD Anderson is outstanding. It's the top place to be treated.
This specialized group communicates and collaborates closely – with you and each other – to be sure you receive the most advanced prostate cancer care with the least impact on your body. Your team includes medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, as well as a specially trained support staff. They work with the latest technology and techniques, including:
- Open prostatectomy (often with nerve-sparing techniques)
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic robotic prostatectomy
- Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
- Proton therapy
- Targeted therapies
- Vaccine therapy
- Hormonal therapy
- Active surveillance
Investigating the Future
We are proud to be one of the few cancer centers in the nation to house a prestigious federally funded prostate cancer SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) program. We're studying new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat prostate cancers to give patients the most-advanced treatments with the least impact on the body.
And at MD Anderson you're surrounded by the strength of one of the nation's largest and most experienced comprehensive cancer centers, which has all the support and wellness services needed to treat the whole person – not just the disease.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about prostate cancer, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.
Did You Know?
Prostate cancer is part of MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program: an ambitious effort to reduce cancer deaths through the rapid discovery and implementation of new treatments.
BY Bryan Frame
June 17, 2015
In 2011, I was diagnosed with aggressive metastatic prostate cancer.
Because of this, my doctors had very little hope I would still be here
four years later.
But after hormone treatments, injections, a radical prostectomy and lymphectomy to treat my metastatic prostate cancer, I'm still here. Not only that, but my doctor, Ana Aparicio, M.D., tells me I have reasons to hope.
Finding hope at MD Anderson after my metastatic...