Prostate Cancer: Top 10 Treatment Centers

Thursday, 03 Feb 2011 12:13 PM

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Prostate cancer is treated by measuring the prostate cancer antigen in the body and determining the stage of the cancer. Though treatments are available for all stages of the disease, it is advisable to seek medical attention at an early stage to control the disease, if not treated completely.
 
The treatments available for prostate cancer are prostatectomy, including complete and partial removal of the prostate gland, radiotherapy, brachytherapy, and hormone treatment.
 
A number of treatment centers across the United States care for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. The top ten are listed below:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center –
The clinic offers all kinds of treatment options to patients diagnosed with prostate cancer. A specialized hospital for cancer patients, the immense experience and knowledge helps doctors offer the patients optimum solutions at affordable costs. The center is located in New York.

MD Anderson Cancer Center –
This is another famous cancer hospital that treats a specific patient class. The range of treatments offered here are non-invasive as well as surgical treatments for the removal of the gland. The hospital is located in Houston, Texas.

Johns Hopkins Hospital –
The hospital is situated in Baltimore, Maryland, and offers high quality services to prostate cancer patients. It offers urology treatment services under the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute.

Mayo Clinic –
The hospital is located in Rochester, Minnesota, and is famous for its scholarly work in all therapeutic areas. It also has a prostate cancer treatment facility.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute –
The Boston, Massachusetts, based Dana Farber Institute tends to all types of cancer patients. It has a specialized prostate cancer branch and offers various treatments.

Duke University Medical Center –
The medical center is located in Durham, North Carolina.

Stanford University Hospital –
The hospital is located in Stanford, California.

University
of Washington Medical Center – This center is located in Seattle,Washington.

University of Chicago Hospitals –
Located in Chicago, Illinois.

UCLA Medical Center
– As the name suggests, it is a branch of the University of California located in Los Angeles.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute –
The institute is located in New York.

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