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Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Prostate Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. It also is one of the top 5 types of cancer that we treat at Sky Ridge.

Timeframe: 2008-2010 (most recent data)

Prostate Cancer Patient Volumes Graph

From 2002 to 2009, prostate cancer was one of the most frequently diagnosed and treated types of cancer at Sky Ridge. More than 77% of the prostate cancer patients treated at Sky Ridge were stage 2; 53% were under 60 years old and another 40% were in their 60s.

Ninety-two (92) percent of our prostate cancer patients chose surgery as their first course of treatment.

Learn More about Minimally Invasive Prostate Cancer Surgery at Sky Ridge

5-Year Prostate Cancer Survival Rates for Sky Ridge Patients

The Sky Ridge five-year survival rate for prostate cancer patients is slightly higher than similarly staged patients treated nationally. Our patients undergoing surgery tend to be younger, healthier and have better prognostic factors.

Age at Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Age at Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Prostate Cancer Treatment at Sky Ridge

The expected outcome of prostate cancer (called prognosis) is related to:

  • PSA value
  • Gleason Score
  • Prostate cancer stage at diagnosis

At Sky Ridge Medical Center, we have some of Denver's and Colorado's top prostate cancer specialists who provide proven treatment therapies and practice leading minimally invasive surgical techniques. Our goal is to provide the highest-quality patient care possible. Because prostate cancer is the one of the most frequent cancer types we treat, our expertise and experience translates into better prostate cancer survival rates.

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