For patients with advanced disease, our medical oncology team offers breakthrough clinical trials using new combinations of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and novel targeted agents. Our team has national and international leadership in clinical trials for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. Laparoscopic and robotic surgical options are available to our patients, in addition to traditional surgical techniques. Smilow Cancer Hospital has the most advanced daVinci robotic surgical technology for radical prostatectomy.
Our patients who need radiation therapy as a component of their prescribed treatment can feel confident that they are receiving the highest quality care from the most experienced team of radiation oncologists in Connecticut. The first to offer intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), our physicians have the longest experience with it in Connecticut. As a result, we have accumulated vast experience with IMRT and have continued to enhance the techniques for its delivery, which has led to extremely minimal complication rates of one percent.