Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Other Treatment
Mind-body treatments like those mentioned above may help you feel better and cope better with treatment. These treatments also may reduce chronic low back pain, joint pain, headaches, and pain from cancer treatments.
Before you try a complementary therapy, talk to your doctor about
the possible value and potential side effects. Let your doctor know if you are
already using any such therapies. Complementary therapies are not meant to take
the place of standard medical treatment, but they may improve your quality of
life and help you deal with the stress and side effects of cancer treatment.
may be interested in taking part in research studies called clinical trials. Clinical trials are designed to
find better ways to treat prostate cancer patients and are based on the most up-to-date information. People who do not want standard treatments or are not cured by standard treatments may want to take part in
Check with your doctor to see whether clinical trials are in your area and whether you might be eligible.