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If you have prostate cancer and you have questions about your next move, talk to us. Our renowned team of prostate cancer specialists can walk you through the process, address your concerns, and create a personalized treatment plan designed to return you to a healthy, active life.

At City of Hope, we treat the whole person, body and soul. We have an unmatched reputation for coordinated, comprehensive and compassionate care. Our experienced prostate cancer team has pioneered state-of-the-art regimens and procedures that eradicate cancer while minimizing side effects, and have performed over 7,000 robotic procedures since 2003. We bring together a broad array of prostate cancer expertise from multiple disciplines, all under one roof:
  • State-of-the-art screenings and diagnostic tools
  • Minimally invasive robotic-assisted prostate removal using the da Vinci Surgical System 
  • Advanced radiation therapy options, including TomoTherapy
  • Novel hormone therapy and chemotherapy regimens
  • Rehabilitation program to restore urinary and sexual functions
  • Comprehensive active surveillance
Plus, your care continues long after treatment is complete, with our unique family and survivorship programs.
 
City of Hope is a nationally recognized as a leader in the research and treatment of prostate cancer. We are one of the few facilities designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, and for over a decade, U.S. News & World Report has named City of Hope one of the top cancer hospitals in America.

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, request an appointment online or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

 

Care Team

City of Hope’s renowned physicians and researchers utilize the latest in technology and innovation to treat prostate cancer, coupled with our enduring belief in providing unparalleled compassionate care.

Medical Oncology

Sumanta Kumar Pal, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Cy Aaron Stein, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
Przemyslaw W. Twardowski, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Savita Dandapani, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
Sagus Sampath, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
Jeffrey Y.C. Wong, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Urology

Kevin G. Chan, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Laura Crocitto, M.D., M.H.A.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Mark Kawachi, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Clayton S. Lau, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Jonathan Lim Yamzon, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Bertram Yuh, M.D., M.S.H.C.P.M., M.I.S.M.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology
Ali Zhumkhawala, M.D.

Clinical Specialties

  • Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

Every patient is different, with different needs. At City of Hope, we design a prostate cancer treatment plan just for you. Our entire team works together to bring you precise, state-of-the-art surgery, radiation and chemotherapy options that will deliver the best outcome possible. We support you every step of the way, both during treatment and long after, helping you and your loved ones manage your recovery.

Learn more about early detection, diagnosis and treatment options available for prostate cancer.

City of Hope is a recognized leader in prostate cancer research. We are constantly developing new therapies to eradicate your cancer and help you return to an active, healthy life. We conduct a wide variety of clinical trials, many of them not available to the general public. Our latest research covers new state-of-the-art robotic surgical techniques, new radiation approaches and innovative chemo, hormone and natural therapies.
 
Browse through some of our clinical trials and research projects.
 

  • A Phase I, Open-Label, Dose-Finding Study of GSK2636771 Administered in Combination with Enzalutamide (Xtandi) in Male Subjects with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (mCRPC)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy to the Prostate Fossa: Phase I Dose Escalation Study
  • PHII-123, NCI 9012: A Randomized Gene Fusion Stratified Phase 2 Trial of Abiraterone with or without ABT-888 for Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
  • A Randomized Phase 2 Study Comparing Docetaxel Alone to Docetaxel in Combination with OGX-427 in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma after Receiving a Platinum-Containing Regimen Hoosier Oncology Group GU12-160; The Borea
  • When you come to City of Hope, you automatically gain access to an unparalleled array of support services to help you and your family take each step in your prostate cancer journey. We can help with all of these concerns, and more:
    • Managing side effects
    • Pain management
    • Navigating the health care system
    • Your emotional, social and spiritual health
    • Staying healthy and active
    • Healthy cooking and eating
    • Healing arts
    • Caregiver skills
    • Dealing with family, school or work stress
    Learn more about these resources at our Living with Cancer or Supportive Care Medicine sites.
     

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    Support the Prostate Cancer Program

    We deliver exquisite care at the leading edge of cancer treatment. It takes the help of a lot of caring people to make hope a reality for our patients. City of Hope was founded by individuals' philanthropic efforts over 100 years ago. Their efforts - and those of our supporters today - have built the foundation for the care we provide and the research we conduct.
     
    For more information on supporting this specific program, please contact
     
     
    Or, you can make a gift to support all the research at City of Hope by donating online.

     

    City of Hope experts cover screening, treatment, research and other prostate cancer topics on City of Hope’s Breakthrough’s blog.

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