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.
Radical Prostatectomy Procedure
WebMD explains radical prostatectomy, a prostate cancer surgery in which the prostate gland and surrounding tissue are removed, including benefits, risks, and recovery.
Life With Prostate Cancer
Life goes on after prostate cancer. Here’s how you can prepare for changes and live your best.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment: Side Effects
The medicines you take for your advanced prostate cancer can cause side effects, but there are lots of ways to deal with them.
Common Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Doctors can treat, but not cure, advanced prostate cancer. Learn how it's done.
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.