South Florida Radiation Oncology offers the most technologically advanced prostate cancer treatment options so you can get back to living your life.
According to the National Cancer Institute the definition of prostate cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the prostate (a gland in the male reproductive system found below the bladder and in front of the rectum). Prostate cancer usually occurs in older men.
Estimated new cases and deaths from prostate cancer in the United States in 2012:
Prostate Cancer Treatment Options
Treatment of prostate cancer has evolved markedly through advances in technology and clinical research. Prostate cancer can be treated effectively using conventional radiation therapy, prostate brachytherapy, and radiosurgery. Treatment is prescribed based on the patient's disease and history.
Prostate Cancer Treatment at SFRO offers the following technology for your individual needs:
SFRO offers you hope with the CyberKnife System and TrueBeam STx.
CyberKnife Advantages for Prostate Cancer Treatment
For more detailed information on the CyberKnife system click here.
TrueBeam STx Advantages for Prostate Cancer Treatment
Another effective prostate cancer treatment is Rapid Arc which is also performed by the TrueBeam, as radiotherapy technology, gated RapidArc and SBRT or stereotactic body radiotherapy.
High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
HDR brachytherapy uses implants to deliver high radiation doses directly into cancerous tumors, minimizing the risk of damage to surrounding tissue. Please consult with your SFRO team to determine the best treatment for your individual needs.
To see the other treatment options available at SFRO please click here.
Please call us at 877-930-SFRO (7376) today to find the right treatment option for you.