Prostate and Urologic Cancers

Prostate Cancer Surgical Options

UPMC CancerCenter's urologic surgeons have extensive expertise in the surgical management of prostate and urologic cancers.

When appropriate, surgeons use minimally-invasive techniques to remove prostate and urologic tumors appropriate. Using camera-guided technology, the surgeon is able to minimize damage to healthy surrounding tissue when removing the tumor, typically allowing for a quicker recovery and less post-operative pain. Patients often are discharged within one day.

In many cases, our world-renowned surgeons have helped to develop or refine these innovative methods, including: