As cancer diagnoses go, prostate cancer is often a less serious one. Prostate cancer is frequently slow-growing and slow to spread. For many men, prostate cancer is less serious than their other medical conditions.
For these reasons, and possibly because of earlier detection of low-grade prostate cancers, prostate cancer has one of the highest survival rates of any type of cancer. WebMD takes a look at prostate cancer survival rates and what they mean to you.
Radiation therapy, also called X-ray therapy, is used to treat cancer cells
only in the treated area. Various techniques are used to deliver this
type of treatment. Find out what to expect in this overview article.