Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Health Tools
An interactive tool to help with decisions about controlling cancer pain and controlling chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting.
Prostate Cancer: Radical Prostatectomy
WebMD explains radical prostatectomy, a prostate cancer surgery in which the prostate gland and surrounding tissue are removed, including procedures and their risks and benefits.
Advanced Prostate Cancer and Caregiving
Caregiving is no easy task. Here are suggestions from WebMD for the caregivers of men with advanced prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer - Symptoms
Prostate cancer usually doesn't cause symptoms in its early stages.
Prostate Cancer - Exams and Tests
Learn about exams and tests for prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Screening - Topic Overview
Screening for prostate cancer -checking for signs of the disease when there are no symptoms-is done with the digital rectal exam and the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. In the United States,about 75% of men who are age 50 or older have had a PSA test. 1 The number of deaths caused by prostate cancer has dropped over the past 20 years. The decrease has been linked to more cases of early ...
Orchiectomy for Prostate Cancer
Orchiectomy is the removal of the testicles.
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Androgen Deprivation Therapy, or ADT) - Topic Overview
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer is also known as androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Prostate cancer cannot grow or survive without androgens,which include testosterone and other male hormones. Hormone therapy decreases the amount of androgens in a man's body. Reducing androgens can slow the growth of the cancer and even shrink the tumor. Prior to surgery to remove the prostate ...
Prostate Cancer - Medications
A very brief overview of homornes and chemotherapy as prostate cancer medication.
Prostate Cancer - Health Tools
An interactive tool to help ywith decisions about prostate cancer.