Prostate Cancer at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai
Prostate cancer begins in the prostate gland, which is located between the pennis and the bladder. It is one of the most common types of cancer in men, particularly over the age of 50 - the risk increases with age. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 1 man in 8 will get prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer, if detected in the early stages, can be treated successfully.
The Department of Urologic Oncology at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai, offers comprehensive care for prostate cancer. We provide a broad range of leading-edge diagnostic and therapeutic options to patients diagnosed with prostate cancer, including men with metastatic disease. Our prostate cancer care team analyses each patient’s case to provide personalised treatment plan or follow-up recommendations.
Besides cutting-edge technology and world-class facilities, Fortis has the best team of specialists who are among the nation’s most experienced in performing prostate operations, including robotic prostatectomy and holmium laser prostate surgery. We use an evidence-based approach in patient care, enabling speedy recovery and best clinical outcomes at par with international standards.
We have a multi-disciplinary team that specialises in prostate cancer treatment and offer innovative options. Our prostate cancer team includes:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Urologic surgeons
Well-trained nurses, clinical nutritionists, physiotherapists, psychologists, and social workers, etc.
The team works closely with other experts such as intensive care specialists, anaesthetists, infectious diseases specialists and clinical pharmacologists.