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Costs to Treat Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Vary

How much does it cost to treat men who have low-risk prostate cancer, from the time a patient has his first appointment to follow-up testing years later?

By David Levine

Immunotherapy: A Promising Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Immunotherapy offers new hope for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

By Tim Gower

Advanced Prostate Cancer: New Drug Therapies

New therapies for advanced prostate cancer can extend survival and also improve the quality of life for patients.

By HealthAfter50

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

This injectable drug can be an effective weapon in controlling prostate cancer, but it’s not without risks.

By HealthAfter50

Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

An on-off treatment cycle may be used to boost a patient’s response to a drug whose effectiveness has begun to wane. Here’s what patients should know.

By HealthAfter50

New Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Patients with advanced prostate cancer historically had little hope for treatment or prolonged survival. New treatments hold promise for a brighter future.

By Yumhee Park

Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial

If you’ve exhausted standard treatment options, you may want to join a clinical trial. Here’s what to consider.

By HealthAfter50

Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

The challenge of combating advanced prostate cancer can be summed up in two words: treatment resistance. Here’s what you should know.

By HealthAfter50

New Therapies for Advanced Prostate Cancer

While a diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer can be scary, there are steps you can take to access the best treatment for you. But exactly what advancements are being made to better treat patients living with advanced prostate cancer? In the past sev...

By Eileen Bailey

New Study Results Show Promise

Some men, especially those with BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, with advanced stage prostate cancer might benefit from a drug used to treat ovarian cancer. The drug olaparib, has been shown to slow down or halt tumor growth, lower the number of tumor cells in ...

By Eileen Bailey