Treatment choices are generally based on the patient's age, the stage and grade of the cancer, overall health status, and the patient's personal preferences for the risks and benefits of each therapy.
Patients should be aware that doctors may be biased to prefer a specific treatment depending on their specialty, with urologists and medical oncologists tending to recommend watchful waiting, surgery, or hormone therapy and radiation oncologists recommending radiation therapy. It is always...Read more
Dear Dr. Greenstein, I was diagnosed with localized prostate cancer and I have chosen to have radiation therapy. My radiation oncologist... Read more »