Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Basics and Treatment Options
Jay Motola, M.D. | Jun 29th 2015 Jul 28th 2017
Patients with prostate cancer that is not localized to the prostate and has spread can not be cured of their disease. However many treatments are now available that help prolong overall survival in patients with metastatic disease. Here are the basics you need to know as well as treatment options.
Hormonally sensitive prostate cancer
Hormonally refractory prostate cancer
Treatment outlook for hormonally sensitive prostate cancer
Treatment outlook for hormonally refractory prostate cancer
What is immunotherapy?
What are oral agents?
What are IV medications?
What are bone agents?
Talk to your doctor
Have an open line of communication with your doctor to talk about what treatment options might be the best for you.