Prostate Cancer Treatments Directory
Prostate cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but treatments often are very effective in treating it. For some men, watchful waiting is the recommended method of dealing with prostate cancer. Radiation (external beam, seeds, and proton therapy) can be effective in treating prostate cancer, as can surgery. Ultrasound, cryosurgery, hormone therapy, and combination treatments are used to treat prostate cancer also. Your doctor will help you determine the best treatment for your case. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how prostate cancer is treated, what options are available, what to expect from treatment, and much more.
Understanding Prostate Cancer -- Diagnosis and Treatment
WebMD explains the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer: Hormone Therapy
WebMD explains the use of hormone therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer: Osteoporosis After Hormone Therapy
Hormone therapy used in the treatment of prostate cancer may raise the risk of osteoporosis. Here are tips from WebMD to slow or prevent bone thinning.
Prostate Cancer: Radioactive Seed Implants
WebMD describes how radioactive seed implants, a form of radiation therapy, is used to treat prostate cancer. Learn about the procedure, side effects, and risks.
Is a Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Right for You?
Here's how to weigh the pros and cons of joining a clinical trial for prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial: What to Expect
WebMD explains how a clinical trial for prostate cancer works, including what kind of care you get during the study and how you can find one.
Living With Prostate Cancer: Practical Advice
Life with prostate cancer has its challenges. Learn what you can do to make it easier.
Prostate Cancer Treatment: How to Handle the Side Effects
Prostate cancer treatments can cause serious side effects. Learn what you can do to relieve or manage them.