Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Select An Article
Font Size

Prostate Cancer: Radiation

Video: Radiation Therapy and Prostate Cancer -- Get an Energy Boost From Exercise

Radiation therapy patient Dick Yolevich tackles prostate cancer fatigue with exercise. Can exercise give you the same boost? Learn more.

Video: Radiation Therapy and Prostate Cancer -- Get an Energy Boost From Exercise

Recommended Related to Prostate Cancer

Understanding Prostate Cancer -- Diagnosis & Treatment

Two tests are used to look for prostate cancer: a digital rectal exam and a PSA blood test. The PSA blood test looks for something called prostate-specific antigen in the blood. Who should have a PSA test and when is controversial: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend regular PSA tests. The task force say the tests may find cancers that are so slow growing that treatment, which can have serious side effects, would offer no benefit.  The American Cancer Society (ACS)...

Read the Understanding Prostate Cancer -- Diagnosis & Treatment article > >

 

Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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.

Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

 

Radioactive Seed Implants for Prostate Cancer

Radioactive seed implants, also called brachytherapy or internal radiation therapy, are forms of therapy for prostate cancer. Learn about the two types that are available.

Radioactive Seed Implants for Prostate Cancer

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Next Article:

Today on WebMD

Prostate Cancer Overview
SLIDESHOW
what is your cancer risk
HEALTH CHECK
 
woman speaking with doctor
VIDEO
Prostate Nerve Transplant
VIDEO
 
cancer fighting foods
SLIDESHOW
15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore
FEATURE
 
Prostate Enlarged
VIDEO
Picture Of The Prostate
ANATOMY
 
Prostate Cancer Quiz
QUIZ
screening tests for men
SLIDESHOW
 
Prostate Cancer Symptoms
VIDEO
Vitamin D
SLIDESHOW