Predicting and Monitoring Advanced Prostate Cancer
Learn about current methods to predict and monitor aggressive cancer. Also, get a glimpse of how predicting and monitoring aggressive prostate cancer may change in the future.
Advanced Prostate Cancer and Side Effects
This article describes the different side effects associated with advanced prostate cancer, either from treatments or the disease itself.
Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
There are many treatment options for advanced prostate cancer. Read more about them, including their risks and benefits.
Prostate Cancer Pain Control Chart
Using a pain scale is helpful in describing how much pain you are feeling. You can use this chart (print it out) to rate your pain and keep a record of how well the medicine is working.
Prostate Cancer Pain: A Guide for You and Your Family
Having cancer does not always mean having pain. For those with pain, there are many different kinds of medicines, ways to receive the medicine, and nonmedicine methods that can relieve the pain you may have.
Pain Control Record Chart
Using a pain scale is helpful in describing how much pain you are feeling.
Risks of Prostate Cancer Screening
Screening tests have risks. Decisions about screening tests can be difficult. Not all screening tests are helpful and most have risks. Before having any screening test,you may want to discuss the test with your doctor. It is important to know the risks of the test and whether it has been proven to reduce the risk of dying from cancer. The risks of prostate screening include the following: ...
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Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Recurrent prostate cancer is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the prostate or in other parts of the body. ...
Evidence of Harms
Any potential benefits derived from screening asymptomatic men for prostate cancer need to be weighed against the harms of screening and diagnostic procedures,and treatments for prostate cancer.