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
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Dear Dr. Motola, What is the best diet for aiding in the cure of prostate cancer? I know about avoiding red meat and processed foods... Read more »
The last two SharePosts I wrote focused on alternative and complementary treatments for incontinence. This SharePost will be my last in... Read more »
At What Age Should I Start Getting PSA Tests?The age at which one should first have a prostate cancer screening has been debated. The... Read more »