Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a cancer that forms in tissues of the prostate (a gland in the male reproductive system found below the bladder and in front of the rectum). Prostate cancer usually occurs in older men. Nearly 193,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009.

For more information, visit the National Cancer Institute’s page on prostate cancer: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate

Treatment at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer is recognized nationwide as a leader in the fields of prostate cancer treatment and research. Prostate cancer patients at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center are seen in the Multidisciplinary Prostate Center, which treats patients through a team of specialists who work together to pool their vast experience and knowledge to provide the best care possible. Because this clinic affords patients the opportunity to see multiple specialists in one day, treatment time – and stress – is dramatically decreased, resulting in a personal care plan that is truly comprehensive.

About the Multidisciplinary Prostate Center

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The experience

Our team of prostate cancer experts

Multidisciplinary Prostate Center:

The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital 5th Floor

2000 6th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35233

(205) 996-8765

Prostate Cancer Research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is a nationally recognized leader in the field of prostate cancer research. The center was one of the first institutions in the nation to offer robotic surgery for prostate cancer patients, which utilizes a minimally invasive approach to lessen patient discomfort and shorten recovery time.

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Prostate Cancer Resources

National Cancer Institute

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To Become a Patient

UAB HealthFinder can connect you to the service you need. You can access HealthFinder by calling (205) 934-9999 or toll-free 1-800-UAB-8816 or you can make your appointment online.

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