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BMC Offers Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of
Patients with Prostate Cancer
Boston Medical Center’s renowned experts in prostate cancer provide patients with the most advanced, coordinated and comprehensive medical care available anywhere. Patients benefit from numerous treatment options including minimally invasive surgical techniques using the da Vinci® Surgical System.
Expert care. With 35 years of experience in the study and treatment of urological diseases, the BMC Department of Urology is in the vanguard of innovative practices and technologies to diagnose and treat patients for prostate cancer. Members of BMC’s interdisciplinary Genitourinary Tumor Board review each patient case and work in coordination to accelerate diagnosis, staging and treatment.
Patient-focused approach. Physicians in BMC’s Department of Urology provide highly individualized treatment to each patient. Every patient sees one of these specialists as his attending physician. This one-to-one relationship is maintained throughout the patient’s diagnosis and treatment.
Innovative technologies and treatment options. BMC is at the forefront of using and developing techniques that increase the precision of diagnosis and treatment while minimizing side effects and risks. BMC offers minimally invasive surgical techniques including robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy and cryosurgery.
Multidisciplinary collaboration. Beyond collaboration with radiology oncology and medical oncology, numerous other departments within the hospital work closely to improve patient outcomes. BMC specialists in sexual medicine, incontinence, endocrinology, integrative medicine, nutrition, social work and psychiatry can help mitigate common side effects associated with prostate cancer and its treatment.
Call BMC Connect at 877.781.4763 to learn more.
BMC was the first hospital in Massachusetts to perform robot-assisted surgery to treat prostate cancer, and has successfully completed the highest number of these procedures in the state with consistently excellent outcomes.
Learn more about BMC's Department of Urology, which is in the forefront of using and developing techniques that increase the precision of diagnosis and treatment, while minimizing side effects and risks.
News In Brief: BMC Setting New Standard for Prostate Cancer Care (PDF)
In the News: Prostate Cancer Education Program (http://www.hcam.tv/series/physicianfocus/episodes/2010-03-prostate.shtml)