Thousands of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, making it the most common cancer for men in the United States. Prostate cancer begins with a small tumor in the prostate gland which may spread to the local lymph nodes and then to other parts of the body.
Mount Carmel is a proven leader in the detection and treatment of prostate cancer thanks to its respected team of top specialists. The unique collaboration among our urologists, radiologists, oncologists and pathologists provides a broad range of specialized clinical expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer at Mount Carmel. These physicians use the most advanced technology to preserve or restore sexual function and bladder control, and improve each patient's physical activity and quality of life.
If you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, Mount Carmel has support programs in place to help you. The experts in our Cancer Patient Navigator Program will walk you through your cancer treatment process.
Prostate Cancer Patient Education:
General Patient Guide
My Personal Health Record
Guide for Healthful Eating
Cancer Care Booklet
Radiation Therapy Booklet
Radiation Therapy Information Sheet
Preparing for Surgery - Mount Carmel East
Preparing for Surgery - Mount Carmel West
Preparing for Surgery - Mount Carmel St. Ann's
Preparing for Surgery - Mount Carmel New Albany
Surgery - Preventing Infection
Protect Your Lungs Before and After Surgery
Surgery Waiting Area Brochure - Mount Carmel East
Surgery Waiting Area Brochure - Mount Carmel St. Ann's