Prostate cancer is easy to ignore. It’s important to be tested and to learn your options if you are diagnosed.
Many men are unsure of the signs of a diseased prostate. At Bayhealth, we want to keep you healthy. If you’re over 50, we recommend you talk with your doctor about having a prostate examination. If cancer is diagnosed, there are options you will want to consider. Our experts will help you understand how to sort out the many different and frequently changing standards to make a medical recommendation that is right for you. If surgery is part of the recommended approach, technology—such as robotic surgery—is available here that has revolutionized treatment.
High-frequency sound waves create images of prostate tissue that can be viewed on a screen.
Image-guided prostate biopsy
Surgeons remove a small amount of tissue to be analyzed under a microscope to learn if cancer is present.
Specially trained nurses (RNs) deliver intravenous drug therapy through infusion in a series of treatments.
External beam radiation
High-powered radiation targets the area where the tumor resides. Treatments occur over a period of time and at intervals that are right for the cancer type and stage.
Surgeons place seeds that contain radiation energy near the tumor. The seeds work continuously to destroy the cancer cells.
Surgeons use the most advanced technology to remove the prostate tumor with high-precision instruments, sparing nerves and improving outcomes.
A traditional surgical approach to removal of a prostate tumor, including nerve sparing.
Cancer support groups offer patients and their families a way to connect and share experiences.
Free screenings are available for patients who qualify.