Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Surgery
Surgery to treat prostate cancer is usually reserved for men in good health who are younger than 70 and who choose to have surgery. v
Orchiectomy for Prostate Cancer
Orchiectomy is the removal of the testicles.
Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Radiation therapy uses high doses of radiation, such as X - rays, to destroy cancer cells. The radiation damages the genetic material of the cells so that they can't grow. Although radiation damages normal cells as well as cancer cells, the normal cells can repair themselves and function, while the cancer cells cannot.Radiation therapy may be used alone or combined with drugs or surgery to treat .
Prostate Cancer - Medications
Information on medications for advanced or metastatic prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Prevention
Prostate cancer cannot be prevented. However, you can take steps that may lower your chances of getting it.
Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Topic Overview
Learn about prostate cancer, the abnormal growth of cells in a man's prostate gland.
Prostate Cancer - Other Treatment
Read about radiation therapy and immunotherapy for prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer - Symptoms
Prostate cancer usually doesn't cause symptoms in its early stages.
Prostate Cancer - Treatment Overview
Prostate cancer is often curable. Learn about treatments for prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - What Increases Your Risk
Read about risk factors for prostate cancer.