Prostate Cancer Topics


Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

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

By Tim Gower

How Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Evolved

Learn about the improvements that have been made in external beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer over the past 100 years.

By Phuoc T. Tran, M.D., Ph.D.

Penile Shortening After Prostate Removal?

If you’ve had your prostate surgically removed, your penis may be shorter after the procedure. A new study suggests it should go back to regular size in a year.

By Pete Kelly

MRI Scan Could Spare You From Prostate Biopsy

If your doctor suspects you have prostate cancer, having an MRI scan might spare you the medical risks of a prostate biopsy.

By Pete Kelly

How to Find a Prostate Cancer Oncologist

Prostate cancer can send your life into a tailspin. Here's how to find an oncologist who focuses on prostate cancer to make sure you get the best treatment.

By HealthAfter50

Powerful New Drugs for Prostate Cancer

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

By HealthAfter50

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Taking Lupron Depot for prostate cancer? Here's what you should know about possible side effects and complications.

By HealthAfter50

What's Your Prostate Cancer Risk Group?

Prostate cancer risk can range from very low to high-risk, and your treatment options depend on where you fall on that scale.

By HealthAfter50

Taking a "Drug Holiday" With Prostate Cancer

An on-off treatment cycle may help boost your response if androgen treatments are becomming less effective. Here’s what you should know.

By HealthAfter50

New Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, new treatments like immunotherapies and oral agents may lead to a brighter future.

By Yumhee Park