Prostate Cancer Services

Gregory Jackowski, RN, Cancer Nurse Navigator, talks about support for prostate cancer patients.

Among men in the United States, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer, excluding skin cancers, with approximately 218,000 new cases diagnosed each year. One man in six will get prostate cancer during his lifetime.

Aurora prostate cancer experts use the most accurate diagnostic tools, including digital exams, a prostate-specific antigen test and an ultrasound guided prostate biopsy to diagnose prostate cancer. Testing should begin at age 40 for those who have a high risk of developing the disease, and at 45 for those who do not have known risks.

Some of the advanced treatments included at Aurora are surgeries such as radial prostatectomy, nerve-sparing prostatectomy and robotic surgery. Other treatments include cryosurgery, external beam radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, internal radiation therapy and CyberKnife radiosurgery.

For prostate cancer, early detection is the best cure. Our team of experts, including urologists, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, genetic counselors and cancer care coordinators, are working together to help eradicate prostate cancer.