Prostate Cancer Center

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer type in men over the age of 45. Our physicians, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, nurses, and researchers fight hard every day to deliver the best treatment with the highest quality of life to men with prostate cancer. We are the largest specialized prostate cancer network in the Netherlands and part of the Dutch Prostate Cancer Network.

Do you have prostate cancer? or do you suspect that you might? Know that you are in good hands at our institute. We understand that you and your loved ones are facing a difficult time in your lives, and you are not alone.

Read more about the symptoms and treatment

Why the NKI Prostate Cancer Center?

You will receive excellent medical care

We prioritize the patient and their loved ones - in choosing the most suitable treatment and in handling the impact and quality of life. 

  • We conduct scientific research to further optimize our treatments, and by continuously evaluating our care we make sure that we never stop improving.
  • We use the latest treatment techniques and technology. All prostate surgeries are robot-assisted using the DaVinci Robot.
  • Strong focus on supportive care, like physical therapy, mental health care, or rehabilitation.
  • We collaborate with the Amsterdam UMC location AMC and the VUmc, St Jansdal, Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep, Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis, and Andros Mannenkliniek as part of the Prostate Cancer Network, with all prostate cancer surgeries taking place at the NKI to ensure that we can reach the highest quality of care in the Netherlands.
  • 5059

    patients with prostate cancer
  • 1825

    new patients
  • 67

    second opinions

Meet our specialists

Meet some of our specialists at the NKI Prostate Cancer Center

Your treatment team

Our specialists excel at prostate cancer treatment. They come together for a multidisciplinary team meeting during which they will review your test results and medical history in order to find the best treatment plan for you. Your physician will discuss this plan with you. At the Netherlands Cancer Institute you are an equal partner in our team, and we will decide on your treatment together. 

Patientverhaal Antoni prostaatkanker

Satisfaction rates for patients with prostate cancer at the Netherlands Cancer Institute

Patients with prostate cancer give the Netherlands Cancer Institute the following ratings in 2022.

  • 9.2
  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • 9.1
    Wishes when choosing treatment
  • 8.9
    Shared decision making



Next to its clinical work, the Netherlands Cancer Institute is a distinguished cancer research institute. 700 enthusiastic researchers work hard every day to gain a better understanding of the development and treatment of cancer. Many of our trials concern prostate cancer. If we find a trial that is suitable for you, your practicing physician will discuss this with you. 

Several prostate cancer trials

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