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Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men.  It is a cancer in the prostate gland, which when diagnosed early is highly treatable. 

Learn more about prostate cancer from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

The Hall-Perrine Cancer Center staff and patient services are centered around treating the whole person – during and after treatment. You can expect the right treatment faster from a team of specialists, all working together to provide a unified care plan with the best treatment options available.

Gwen Herder, RN

Your Prostate Cancer Oncology Nurse

Gwen Herder, RN, is the oncology nurse for prostate cancer patients and families. Find out how she can help you.

Prostate Cancer Resources

Treatment Options

When you are ready to begin treatment, you'll receive the latest, most effective cancer technologies that Hall-Perrine physicians use to help fight each patient's unique battle with cancer. Learn more about prostate seed implants as a treatment options.

Genetics & Cancer

Evidence suggests that having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a man's risk of developing this disease. Knowing your cancer risk factors, including genetics, can make an astounding difference in your future health.

Not all cancers are hereditary, but we encourage you to learn more about genetics if cancer runs in your family.

Information & Videos

Courageous Stories

Suzanne Staab

Suzanne's Story

In keeping with tradition at Hall-Perrine, Suzanne Staab – with family, friends and Mercy staff by her side – rings a bell to signify the end of her cancer treatment. Watch her story.

To discuss treatments call (319) 365-HOPE (4673)