Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment: Side Effects
WebMD explains ways to ease the side effects of treatment for advanced prostate cancer.
When Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Isn't Working
Here are some ways to improve your quality of life when your treatment for advanced prostate cancer isn't working, including pain relief drugs and other treatments.
Common Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer
WebMD explains the common treatments of advanced prostate cancer, along with the typical sequence of treatments.
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 and Erectile Dysfunction
Prostate cancer is not a cause of erectile dysfunction, but treatments for the disease can be. Learn more from WebMD about drugs and devices available to help you regain sexual satisfaction after prostate cancer surgery and other therapies.
Digital Rectal Exam for Prostate Problems
Read about the digital rectal exam, a test to help screen for prostate cancer.
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Blood Test
Learn all about prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests for prostate cancer.
Stage III Prostate Cancer
Note: Some citations in the text of this section are followed by a level of evidence. The PDQ editorial boards use a formal ranking system to help the reader judge the strength of evidence linked to the reported results of a therapeutic strategy. (Refer to the PDQ summary on Levels of Evidence for more information.) Stage III prostate cancer is defined by the following staging systems: American
Treatment Option Overview
There are different types of treatment for patients with prostate cancer. Different types of treatment are available for patients with prostate cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment),and some are being tested in clinical trials. Before starting treatment,patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. A treatment clinical trial is a research ...