Prostate Cancer

Most prostate cancers are detected at an early stage. Our expert team provides a precise diagnosis, second opinion consultations and effective treatment options. We combine advanced research, technology and techniques with compassionate care to create a personalized treatment plan that is right for you. Our surgeons use robotic and minimally invasive technologies to minimize the effects of treatment and help you maintain a high quality of life. 

Meet Your Care Team

Daniel A. Barocas
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4.7

Daniel A. BarocasMD, MPH, FACS

    Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Sam S. Chang
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4.9

Sam S. ChangMD, MBA

    Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Duke Herrell
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4.8

Duke HerrellIII, MD, FACS

    Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kirk A. Keegan
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4.9

Kirk A. KeeganIII, MD, MPH

    Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopy and Robotics, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kelvin A. Moses
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4.6

Kelvin A. MosesMD, PhD

    Kidney Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Testis Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
David F. Penson
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4.8

David F. PensonMD, MPH, MMHC

    Bladder Cancer, Elevated PSA, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer, Urology
Kristin K. Ancell
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4.9

Kristin K. AncellMD

    Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology
Scott M. Haake

Scott M. HaakeMD

    Hematology/Oncology, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Kimryn Rathmell
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4.9

Kimryn RathmellMD, PhD

    Cancer, Genetics, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
Kenneth W. Wyman
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4.8

Kenneth W. WymanMD

    Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Thymic Cancer and Mesothelioma, Medical Oncology, Melanoma, Sarcoma
Austin N. Kirschner
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4.9

Austin N. KirschnerMD, PhD

    Cancer, Leukemia, Acute and Chronic, Lymphoma, Low, Intermediate, and High Grade, Prostate, Bladder, and Kidney Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Skin Cancers Including Melanoma
Eric T. Shinohara
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4.9

Eric T. ShinoharaMD, MSCI

    Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Why Choose Prostate Cancer at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized cancer care

    The National Cancer Institute designates us as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer.

  • High volume of procedures

    As one of the busiest prostate cancer programs in the Southeast, our high patient volumes translate into expert care for you.

  • Second opinions

    Men diagnosed or treated elsewhere often seek a second opinion from our specialists, who are known across the country and around the world for research and leadership in prostate cancer. In fact, as members of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, our experts help develop the guidelines that cancer doctors across the country follow.

  • Specialized tumor boards

    At our regular cancer care meetings, experts in your specific type of cancer from across medical disciplines work together to create a treatment plan for the most complex cases. This means expert, comprehensive care just for you.

  • Innovation

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

  • Support services

    Cancer affects all aspects of life. We offer a range of support services, including the survivorship program and an integrative care center, to help you before, during and after treatment. 

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    3D MRI fusion targeted biopsy
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    Active surveillance
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    Cancer treatment vaccine
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    Cryoablation
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    Cryotherapy
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    High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)

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