Radiation therapy may be used as an initial treatment for localized prostate cancer. It may also be used as treatment for cancer that has not been fully removed or has recurred after surgery. In advanced cancer, radiation therapy is used to shrink the size of the tumor and relieve symptoms.
Radiation therapy used to be reserved for older men (over age 70) with locally advanced prostate cancer who had a life expectancy of 15 years or less. However, it is now being used more...Read more
One of the most consequences of prostate surgery is erectile dysfunction. So it is a bit alarming that advanced stage (IV) prostate... Read more »
You havejust undergone aprostate biopsy and, in most cases, you have tolerated the procedure very well. There may have been some blood in... Read more »