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.
Prostate Cancer: Hormone Therapy
WebMD explains the use of hormone therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer: Radiation Therapy
WebMD explains the use of radiation therapy for prostate cancer, including internal and external radiation therapy, how radiation therapy is performed, side effects, risks, and more.
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.
Prostate Cancer: Latest Treatments and Emerging Therapies
There are many ways you and your doctor can treat your prostate cancer. Learn what they are and how to choose.
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.
Pain Management for Prostate Cancer
What are your options for relief?
Talking About Advanced Prostate Cancer
Reach out to friends and family for support.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Care
How your team of specialists can help you manage treatment.
What to Expect: Prostate Cancer
One survivor’s story on how he tackled his cancer treatment and gained a deeper appreciation for life.