If you have been told you have prostate cancer, it’s important to confirm that your physicians have told you about all appropriate treatment options. Roswell Park offers the most advanced treatments, including clinical trials of the latest therapies. Equally important, here you’ll receive care from experts whose research and leadership help raise the standard of care for prostate cancer patients around the world.
The Roswell Difference: Cancer is Our Only Focus
Roswell Park provides care for the whole person. While our surgical, medical and radiation oncologists treat the disease, our patients can also rely on a team of psychologists, social workers, dietitians and other professionals, who work together to provide a full spectrum of integrated care — all under one roof.
We know every patient is unique. That’s why we deliver the highest-quality care, with a treatment plan tailored specifically for you.
- Almost all prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas. These cancers develop from the gland cells (the cells that make the prostate fluid that is added to the semen).
- Other types of prostate cancer include:
- Small cell carcinomas
- Neuroendocrine tumors
- Transitional cell carcinomas
- Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men.
- About 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer
- About 31,620 deaths from prostate cancer
- About 1 man in 9 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.
- Prostate cancer develops mainly in older men and in African-American men. About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older, and it is rare before age 40. The average age at the time of diagnosis is about 66.