Prostate Cancer Treatment

There are a number of treatment options for prostate cancer. Learn more about them here.

  • Treatment
    Determining the severity or stage of prostate cancer is important to developing a treatment regimen. Several test options are available.
  • Active Surveillance (Watchful Waiting)
    Experts have devised different classification systems that help assess the aggressiveness of prostrate cancer to determine a treatment regimen.
  • Surgery
    Experts have devised treatments based on classification systems, including staging and tumor grade.
  • Radiation Therapy
    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.
  • Resources
    Radiation is a treatment option for prostate cancer. Learn more about its benefits and risks.
  • Prostate Cancer Vaccine
  • References
    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.
  • Other Treatments
    Suppression of male hormones (called androgens) are the mainstay treatment for advanced and metastasized cancer (Stage IV).