What Treatment Centers Are Available and Where Are They Located?
The person that has been diagnosed with prostate cancer will of course have the final say so on where to go for treatment. A deciding factor may be the location, cost, and type of treatment that has been recommended by the person’s physician or urologist. A doctor is the one who would be the best to make a specific recommendation, however here is a list of some of the treatment centers and what each one has to offer.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – This treatment center is located in Houston, Texas. This facility is one of the best in the nation because they offer a precise form of radiation treatment called proton therapy. MD Anderson has been treating prostate cancer since the year 2006 and has treated nearly 1,000 men with this type of treatment.
New York Prostate Institute - This institute is now centered at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. This treatment center offers several types of treatments. They offer internal radiation, also known as brachytherapy, and external beam radiation. Hormone therapy and radical prostatectomy treatments are also available at this location.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – This center is located in Los Angeles, CA. The Urology Center offers robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy, transurethral electro resection of the prostate, and intensity modulated radiation therapy. Support groups and support services are also available at this medical center.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare - This institute offers the pelvic lymphadenectomy, radical prostatectomy, retropubic prostatectomy, perineal prostatectomy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, cryosurgery, chemotherapy, biologic therapy, and high-intensity focused ultrasound.