Specialty surgeon, complete packaged procedure for surgical prostate cancer.
Surgery may be done to remove the prostate and its cancer. Surgical prostate cancer may be done to remove and test lymph nodes in the area to see whether cancer has spread (pelvic lymphadenectomy). Surgical prostate cancer also may be done to fix urinary problems that are caused by a tumor pressing on the urethra (transurethral resection of the prostate, or TURP).
The stage of your prostate cancer along with your age and general health will affect the type of surgery you choose.
Surgical prostate cancer treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.