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​​​​​​​Overview of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is when cells in the prostate change and grow out of control. These cells may form a tumor, noncancerous growth, atypical cells, cancer and metastatic cancer. Most prostate cancers occur in men who are older than 65.

Read more information about prostate cancer symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Baylor Scott & White Health offers minimally invasive procedures, such as robot-assisted surgery, to care for prostate cancer. We also offer innovative nonsurgical therapies for the treatment of prostate cancer. At Baylor Scott & White, you'll receive compassionate, quality care throughout all stages of your cancer treatment.

Your treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of prostate cancer, and personal preferences. Options may include:

Specialized Centers for Prostate Cancer Care

The Genitourinary Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas treats more genitourinary (GU) cancer patients than any other cancer program in the region and excels in the management of complex and advanced high-risk cases.

Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for GU cancer. The GU cancer team uses treatments including robotic, laparoscopic and macroscopic surgery and radiation therapy.

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