Prostate Cancer Care in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Helpful Tips for Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patients

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men after skin cancer with 1 in 9 men receiving a diagnosis in their lifetimes. It’s more commonly found in men over age 65, and African-American men are more likely to be diagnosed. However, because of regular screening and advances in prostate cancer treatments, most men with prostate cancer do not die from it.

If you have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. That’s completely normal and we’re here to assist in making decisions that are right for you and your family.

How to Prepare for Your First Medical Oncology Appointment

How to Prepare for Your First Medical Oncology Appointment

You and your doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that meets your medical and personal needs. Find out what to expect as you meet with the oncologist to discuss a treatment plan including common questions you might want to ask.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions About Cancer

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, one of the first things you can do is educate yourself about the disease and available treatment options. Learn more about some of the commonly asked questions and answers about cancer.

How is Prostate Cancer Treated?

Prostate cancer patients in the Twin Cities rely on the experienced cancer care team at Minnesota Oncology to provide the latest treatments available. The treatment that’s right for you depends mainly on your age, the grade of the tumor, the number of biopsy tissue samples that contain cancer cells, the stage of the cancer, your symptoms, and your general health.

Treatment isn't always necessary right away. Your oncologist will evaluate some important pieces of information and talk to you about watchful waiting, if the cancer is slow growing.

Types of Prostate Cancer Treatment Available in the Twin Cities

Treatment for prostate cancer may involve surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapy, hormone therapy, or radiation therapy. You and your doctor can work together to develop a treatment plan that meets your medical and personal needs.

Clinical Trials for Prostate Cancer Treatment are Available

The most advanced cancer treatment options start in clinical trials. Our offices through the Minneapolis-St. Paul area make prostate cancer research trials available to patients who qualify.

Find a Prostate Cancer Specialist Near You

With 12 locations throughout the Twin Cities, an experienced prostate cancer specialist is easily accessible from every corner of our region. Our team will not only recommend the right prostate cancer treatment for you, but we will also offer the support you and your loved ones need right now.

We will schedule your first appointment within 48 hours. Get the answers you need. Schedule an appointment now.