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Urologic Cancer Care

Urologic Cancer Care at Arizona Urology Specialists At Arizona Urology Specialists, our physicians provide comprehensive care for your urologic cancer needs. Working alongside a patient’s urology care team, our urologic oncology specialists provide a focused approach to the treatment of the whole person, seeing you through every step of the

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Arizona Prostate Cancer Center

Welcome To The Arizona Prostate Cancer Center. The Arizona Prostate Cancer Center (AzPCC) staff of healthcare professionals combines skill and experience to offer our patients the highest standard of care available. Our mission is to provide the most advanced radiation oncology services available in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment.

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Arizona Prostate Cancer Center

We’re fighting cancer – precisely. Here at Arizona Prostate Cancer Center we are changing lives by continually redefining and setting the standard in Radiation Therapy through an unwavering commitment to quality patient care, unparalleled patient service and providing you with the latest technology that is safe, effective and innovative.

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Treating Kidney Cancer

Treating Kidney Cancer – What to Expect. Your urologist will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that will provide targeted, advanced therapy to ensure the best possible outcome. At Arizona Urology Specialists, our physicians have extensive experience in some of the most advanced treatments for kidney cancer including

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Urologic Cancer Care

Urologic Cancer Care at Arizona Urology Specialists At Arizona Urology Specialists, our physicians provide comprehensive care for your urologic cancer needs. Working alongside a patient’s urology care team, our urologic oncology specialists provide a focused approach to the treatment of the whole person, seeing you through every step of the

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Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the testicles. Testicular cancer typically affects men aged 15 to 35 years. Testicular cancer typically develops in one or both testicles in young men, but it can occur in older men as well. When detected early, …

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Arizona Prostate Cancer Center

Arizona Prostate Cancer Center Phoenix. 20601 North 19th Ave. Suite 115 Phoenix, AZ 85027 . 602-557-0055. Directions Appointments. Office Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm. Fax Number: 623-587-0499. Physicians. Devin Sloan M.D. Radiation Oncology. Online …

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Kidney Cancer FAQs

A: Arizona Urology Specialists offers patients a full arsenal of treatment options for kidney cancer. Surgery is the standard treatment for renal cell carcinoma, whether it’s the complete removal of the kidney (nephrectomy) or a partial nephrectomy, removal of the tumor and cancerous tissue in the kidney. Our urologists are specially trained

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Treatment Options

While prostate cancer is very treatable, it can be life threatening. Therefore, any treatment decisions should be made through consultation with physician specialists such as urologists, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists. Patients and their physicians can choose among several treatment options that may be used alone or in combination.

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Advanced Cancer Therapeutics

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT) is a term used to describe treatment for cancers that are advanced beyond their organ of origin or for high-risk cancers. Whether it is a primary or secondary urologic cancer, the Arizona Urology Specialists ACT team …

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Diagnosing Kidney Cancer

X-ray or bone scan – if cancer is diagnosed, these tests determine if cancer has spread to the lungs or bones; In rarer circumstances, a needle biopsy if a kidney mass is found; Staging Kidney Cancer. Upon diagnosis, your doctor will assign your kidney cancer to one of four stages that describe how advanced and how aggressive the cancer is.

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About Prostate Cancer

What Is Prostate Cancer? The prostate is a walnut-sized male gland just below the bladder that surrounds the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder). Its cells produce components of seminal fluid. Male hormones cause the prostate to grow until adulthood. Sometimes, it continues growing benignly and can cause problems with urination.

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Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the testicles. Testicular cancer typically affects men aged 15 to 35 years. Testicular cancer typically develops in one or both testicles in young men, but it can occur in older men as well. When detected early, …

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Treatment For

Cited by the medical community as a true game-changer in prostate cancer treatment, HIFU is a great alternative option to the standard surgical procedure that requires removal of the entire gland. HIFU is a targeted therapy that treats the specific tumor and leaves healthy prostate tissue without damage. After observing the overwhelming success

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Testicular Cancer Early Detection

Early Detection and Prevention of Testicular Cancer. While there is currently no standardized screening exam for testicular cancer, monthly self-exams of the testicles and scrotum are important for you to perform to find any suspicious lumps or masses. Early detection of testicular cancer is …

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What to Expect during IMRT or IGRT treatments

For prostate cancer, radiation therapy is typically administered 5 days per week, for 8 to 9 weeks, but your treatment team will determine the best course of treatment for you. During each session, positioning takes from 5 to 15 minutes. Actual treatment time lasts about 10 minutes and is painless. The radiation is delivered using a machine

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Treating Testicular Cancer

Treating Testicular Cancer Surgery – The Gold Standard. The surgical removal of the testicles (radical inguinal orchiectomy) is the primary method of treatment and is usually performed after finding a testicular mass suspicious for cancer to ensure the best outcome.This is an outpatient procedure. Following the removal of the testicle, you may elect to have a saline prosthesis, similar to a

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Treating Testicular Cancer

Treating Testicular Cancer Surgical Treatment – The Gold Standard. The surgical removal of the testicles (radical inguinal orchiectomy) is the primary method of treatment and is usually performed after finding a testicular mass suspicious for cancer to ensure the best outcome.

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Diagnosing Kidney Cancer

Staging the cancer will also help your doctor determine the best approach to your treatment. Stage 1 – The tumor is less than or equal to 7 centimeters and is confined to the kidney. Stage 2 – The tumor is larger than 7 centimeters but still confined to the kidney. Stage 3 – The tumor has invaded the vascular structures (renal vein or

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Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Radiation therapy is changing the way patients fight prostate cancer. Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is the medical use of radiation to kill or control malignant (cancerous) cells. Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses high-energy X-rays or radioactive seeds to …

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Tumor Targeting with Calypso Systems

The Varian Calypso® system for prostate, also known as GPS for the Body®, is a technology that enhances tumor targeting during prostate cancer radiation therapy treatments. The Calypso system enables clinicians to track tumors objectively, accurately, precisely and in real-time.

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Precise Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men, but treating it with traditional radiation therapy can be difficult. Older radiation delivery methods expose nearby healthy organs to damage. However, cutting-edge therapies, such as Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) enable physicians

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Radical Prostatectomy

Radical Perineal Prostatectomy (RPP) is the surgical removal of the prostate and seminal vesicles through a small incision in the perineum, the area between the anus and the scrotum. The perineum is the most direct route to the prostate. The radical perineal prostatectomy is performed on patients with localized prostate cancer (prostate cancer

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) uses ultrasound energy, or sound waves, to heat and destroy specifically targeted areas of cancerous tissue in the prostate. During HIFU, the sound waves pass through healthy tissue without causing damage. However, at the focal point of the sound waves, the tissue temperature rises rapidly to 90 degrees

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) uses ultrasound energy, or sound waves, to heat and destroy specifically targeted areas of cancerous tissue in the prostate. During HIFU, the sound waves pass through healthy tissue without causing damage. However, at the focal point of the sound waves, the tissue temperature rises rapidly to 90 degrees

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Kidney Cancer FAQs

A: Kidney cancer, such as renal cell carcinoma (RCC), often has no symptoms in its early stages, which is why it’s so important to have annual physical exams and to stay on top of your own health. RCC can often be found on medical tests such as CT scans or ultrasounds that are given for other health concerns.

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Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

If cancer is present, the uropathologist gives the cancer a Gleason score. Step 3: Assessing Gleason Score. The Gleason score is a number given by the pathologist who examines the cancerous tissue samples under a microscope. The Gleason score refers to how different prostate cancer cells/glands appear in comparison to normal prostate cells/glands.

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Early Detection of Testicular Cancer

Early Detection and Prevention of Testicular Cancer. While there is currently no standardized screening exam for testicular cancer, monthly self-exams of the testicles and scrotum are important for you to perform to find any suspicious lumps or masses.

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Treating Testicular Cancer

Treating Testicular Cancer Surgery – The Gold Standard. The surgical removal of the testicles (radical inguinal orchiectomy) is the primary method of treatment and is usually performed after finding a testicular mass suspicious for cancer to ensure the best outcome.This is an outpatient procedure. Following the removal of the testicle, you may elect to have a saline prosthesis, similar to a

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Salvage Treatment

Salvage Treatment After Primary Radiation Treatment. After radiotherapy, PSA levels normally fall to 0.3 ng/mL or below. If the PSA increases to at least 2 ng/mL after falling to low levels, it may indicate that the cancer has returned. Signs of cancer may also be found by a digital rectal exam (DRE). To confirm if salvage therapy is the

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Advanced Cancer Therapeutics

Advanced Cancer Therapeutics (ACT) is a term used to describe treatment for cancers that are advanced beyond their organ of origin or for high-risk cancers. Whether it is a primary or secondary urologic cancer, the Arizona Urology Specialists ACT team strives to enhance longevity and quality of life. We have access to state of the art

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Arizona Prostate Cancer Center

The treatment plan is designed to effectively treat the prostate cancer while sparing as much of the surrounding healthy tissue as possible. Radiation Therapist A radiation therapist is a specially licensed therapist who administers your daily radiation treatment under the doctor’s prescription and supervision.

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Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Metastatic prostate cancer is prostate cancer that has spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body, particularly the bones or lymph nodes. There are a variety of treatment options available for men with advanced prostate cancer. Some approaches aim to slow the cancer’s growth or lessen the symptoms.

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Treatment For

Cited by the medical community as a true game-changer in prostate cancer treatment, HIFU is a great alternative option to the standard surgical procedure that requires removal of the entire gland. HIFU is a targeted therapy that treats the specific tumor and leaves healthy prostate tissue without damage. After observing the overwhelming success

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Diagnosing Testicular Cancer

Diagnosing Testicular Cancer. If you or your doctor finds a suspicious lump or mass in the scrotum or enlarged lymph nodes in the groin area during an exam, your physician may order an ultrasound of the testes, CT scan of the abdomen, a chest X-ray and blood tests to provide more information to make the most accurate diagnosis.

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Treatments for Localized Prostate Cancer

The following prostate cancer treatment options are available for men with early-stage disease. Your doctor will discuss with you the pros and cons of each approach and find the option just right for each individual. Active Surveillance. Active surveillance, also known as watchful waiting, is an approach to prostate cancer treatment that

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Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Radiation therapy is changing the way patients fight prostate cancer. Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is the medical use of radiation to kill or control malignant (cancerous) cells. Radiation therapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses high-energy X-rays or radioactive seeds to …

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Early Detection of Testicular Cancer

Early Detection and Prevention of Testicular Cancer. While there is currently no standardized screening exam for testicular cancer, monthly self-exams of the testicles and scrotum are important for you to perform to find any suspicious lumps or masses.

Category:  Cancer Go Health

Diagnosing Testicular Cancer

Diagnosing Testicular Cancer. If you or your doctor finds a suspicious lump or mass in the scrotum or enlarged lymph nodes in the groin area during an exam, your physician may order an ultrasound of the testes, CT scan of the abdomen, a chest X-ray and blood tests to provide more information to make the most accurate diagnosis.

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Treating Testicular Cancer

Treating Testicular Cancer Surgical Treatment – The Gold Standard. The surgical removal of the testicles (radical inguinal orchiectomy) is the primary method of treatment and is usually performed after finding a testicular mass suspicious for cancer to ensure the best outcome.

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