Prostate Cancer

UC San Diego Health prostate cancer doctors treat the condition with the most up-to-date and technologically advanced methods. Prostate cancer is a common, typically slow-growing cancer. It is important to understand how significant the prostate cancer is in order to determine the best treatment course for you.

Treatment Options

MRI technology was used to identify and locate a probable tumor during a targeted prostate biopsy for a patient who had previously had multiple negative biopsies but had persistently high PSA levels. Resulting biopsy confirmed presence of high-grade cancer.

Understanding Prostate Cancer

Watch short, clear video clips of prostate cancer experts explaining risk assessment — PSA, PSA velocity, stage, grade and biopsy, nerve-sparing prostatectomy, “watchful waiting,” radiation therapy and more.

Novel Imaging Techniques Improve Detection

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Improves with MRI Technology

Doctors find aggressive prostate cancer in patient with elevated PSA and normal ultrasound. New technology means greater accuracy in early diagnosis. 

Restriction spectrum imaging (RSI-MRI) pinpoints location and improves staging of prostate tumors.

Improved Prostate Cancer Detection - A presentation by Dr. Christopher Kane. (24 min) 

Appointments & Referrals

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