Prostate Cancer

Request an Appointment
To to see a prostate cancer specialist or ask health questions,
call 888-FOX-CHASE

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Fox Chase's 8 Huntingdon Pike

This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month and meetings regularly feature expert guest speakers. For more information or to attend, patients and staff can call the department of urology at 215-728-1111 or
see more about the support group
.

Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Program

For men who have a family history or other risk factors for prostate cancer. Learn more »

Video
Confronting Cancer Today

See Dr. Eric Horwitz discuss cancer treatment on the Today Show,
June 12, 2009

Resources and Education for Patients and their families

The Resource and Education Center

Cancer Questions?
Call 215-214-1618
or send a secure e-mail.
Connect with a cancer education specialist for answers to your
cancer-related questions.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center is an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Our nationally ranked doctors provide a wide range of treatment options.

Screening and Diagnosis

Doctors at Fox Chase suggest men with no family history of prostate cancer should get their baseline (first) PSA and DRE tests at age 50. African-American men with no family history of prostate cancer should get their baseline PSA and DRE tests at age 40. This is because African-American men are at greater risk for developing prostate cancer for reasons not completely understood by the medical community. Men who have a first-degree relative (son, brother or father) with prostate cancer should get baseline PSA and DRE tests at age 40. Read more »

Tailored Treatment

Your treatment at Fox Chase will be tailored especially for you and may include:

The latest generation in robotic surgery technology: da Vinci S
While its technological advantages are significant, your surgeon's skill and experience remain the most important elements for achieving superior surgical outcomes. More

Prostate Cancer
Clinical Trials

Find a Clinical Trial

Fox Chase also designs and conducts investigational studies (clinical trials) of medicines and technologies for various stages of prostate cancer, giving our patients the most options for treatment.