Prostate Cancer

Advanced Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Physicians at UC San Diego Health System treat prostate cancer 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.

bulletUnderstanding Prostate Cancer

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

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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 biospy confirmed presence of high-grade cancer.

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) 

PSA: Knowing the Numbers

Dr. Christopher Kane

Prostate Cancer Q&A with Dr. Kane

Do you have questions about the PSA test? Read this Q&A with Dr. Christopher Kane.

Treatment Options


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Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials

Research and clinical trials can expand your treatment options by providing access to the most promising new therapies.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Third Tuesday of every month. See more info and a list of guest speakers.