Prostate & Urologic Cancer Care
A multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing, treating and managing your bladder, prostate, kidney or testicular cancer is what you can count on when you're a patient of Concord Hospital Urologic Institute's Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program. The Program is in partnership with the Payson Center for Cancer Care and features high-definition, robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgical technology; dedicated and experienced radiation and medical oncologists; clinical research trials and expansive support services; as well as multidisciplinary meetings to discuss patients recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney/renal cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
- MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsy, which fuses pre-biopsy MR images of the prostate with ultrasound-guided biopsy images in real-time, for excellent delineation of the prostate and suspicious lesions
- Brachytherapy/seed implant
- Cystectomy/removal of the bladder (robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery or open procedures)
- External beam radiation therapy
- Hormonal treatment
- Nephrectomy/removal of all or part of the kidney
- Prostatectomy/Prostate removal (robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery or open procedures)
Advanced Care Treatment Options Benefit You
Minimally Invasive Robotic-Assisted Surgery
If you're a candidate for minimally invasive prostate, bladder or renal surgery, board-certified urologists at Concord Hospital Urologic Institute perform your surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System. This revolutionary robotic surgical system enables them to perform complex and delicate procedures through small incisions with exceptional precision. For you, this means smaller incisions; less trauma to the body; and a faster recovery.
PET Scan for Recurrent Prostate Cancer
If you've had prostate cancer in the past and your doctor needs to confirm or rule out whether the disease has spread, turn to Concord Hospital Urologic Institute for an Axumin PET scan which uses a new identifying element, available only within the past year, that enables doctors to identify metastatic prostate cancer at a much earlier stage than traditional PET scan tests. Learn more
Fusion Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer
If your doctor suspects you have prostate cancer a new technique that more accurately diagnoses prostate cancer, is available at Concord Hospital Urologic Institute. The technology, Fusion Biopsy, fuses, or matches, ultrasound imaging and Magnetic Resonance Imaging to provide a vivid ‘live’ view of potential tumors, enabling doctors to precisely target biopsies — increasing the rate of finding significant cancers by 30 percent. Learn more
Expert Urology Care Close to Home
In addition to its office on Concord Hospital’s campus, the Institute’s board-certified urologists practice in New London, Plymouth, and Wolfeboro, making it convenient for you to be seen close to home no matter where you live in Central New Hampshire.