If you just found out you have prostate cancer, take a deep breath. You’ve been diagnosed with one of the most treatable forms of cancer. The WVCI team of prostate cancer experts is ready to talk with you about all of your treatment options. It’s important you learn the facts so you can choose the prostate treatment plan that is right for you.
We offer a personalized approach to prostate cancer treatment, including state-of-the-art technology with fewer side effects. During your first appointment we’ll help you navigate the process and the options. This is your decision. You are your best advocate.
Prostate cancer grades and the Gleason Score are going to be a part of the discussion with your cancer specialist. Find out what they mean.
There are a few different directions that prostate cancer treatment can take, depending on your specific situation. It’s normal to feel anxious and overwhelmed during this period. You’re suddenly facing some unexpected choices and an unknown outcome. And you’re certain to have a lot of questions.
We recommend you take a step back and gather all the information about your diagnosis and your treatment options. You don’t need to have surgery or radiation immediately. You have time to find out what your options are and choose the one that’s going to be best for you.
Thomas C. Sroka, MD, PhD
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For some patients, watchful waiting is the best approach until the cancer starts to grow further.
WVCI offers several different radiation therapy options for prostate cancer.
Hormone therapy to slow the growth of prostate cancer and other systemic therapies can be treatment options.