Prostate Cancer Treatment
There are a number of treatment options for prostate cancer.
Learn more about them here.
Determining the severity or stage of prostate cancer is important
to developing a treatment regimen. Several test options are
Active Surveillance (Watchful Waiting)
Experts have devised different classification systems that help
assess the aggressiveness of prostrate cancer to determine a
Experts have devised treatments based on classification systems,
including staging and tumor grade.
Treatment for localized prostate cancer is generally based on the
patient's age, the stage and grade of the cancer, and the patient's
knowledge and acceptance of the risks and benefits of each therapy.
Find out more about choosing the right treatment.
Hormone Therapy and Chemotherapy
Read about the different surgical options for prostate cancer.
Radiation is a treatment option for prostate cancer. Learn more
about its benefits and risks.
Prostate Cancer Vaccine
Treatments for cancer that has recurred after initial therapy is
not always clear-cut. Find out what treatments or combination of
treatments may be available to you.
Suppression of male hormones (called androgens) are the mainstay
treatment for advanced and metastasized cancer (Stage IV).