When detected early, prostate cancer is highly treatable.
About 1 in 8 men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. Although it is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, most will make a full recovery when the disease is caught early. Being aware of your risks and ensuring timely screening can make all the difference. Our experts at MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute are here to help.
- Have the BRCA gene mutation.
- Are a smoker.
- Are obese. In fact, increased weight may lead to a higher risk of aggressive forms of prostate cancer.
Effective screeningMedStar Health brings you the latest technology, right where you live. Screening is quick and simple. Just come in for a short appointment and go back to the rest of your day.
Comprehensive team approachShould you require follow-up care, you'll have access to the most experienced physicians in the region, thanks to our partnership with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. As leaders in the field of cancer research, physician scientists are conducting cutting-edge studies and offering innovative therapies that are only available at a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center. From surgery and radiation therapy to clinical trials and support services, a full team of specialists will work together to develop a personalized treatment plan for your unique needs.
MedStar Health Family Medicine at Spring Valley
4910 Massachusetts Ave. NW Ste. 115
Washington, DC 20016
(Near American University in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Washington D.C.)
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