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.
Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment
WebMD explains cryotherapy, a treatment for recurring prostate cancer that involves freezing and killing cancer cells.
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: 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: Laparoscopic Surgery
Learn more from WebMD about laparoscopic prostate surgery, including eligibility for the procedure, its advantages and disadvantages, and its side effects.
Hormone Treatment Fights Prostate Cancer
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer has come a long way in the past few decades.
Fixing What Ails You ... With Food
Chicken soup for the sniffles? Ginger to quell a queasy tummy? Sometimes those olds wives' tales and folk lore contain more than a grain of truth. And researchers are discovering that certain foods really can help, or hinder, your health.
Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options
Doctors have a variety of ways to treat prostate cancer, including surgery, radiation, and drugs that slow the growth of prostate cancer cells. Find out about prostate cancer treatments.
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.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Care
How your team of specialists can help you manage treatment.
Talking About Advanced Prostate Cancer
Reach out to friends and family for support.
Pain Management for Prostate Cancer
What are your options for relief?
What to Expect: Prostate Cancer
One survivor’s story on how he tackled his cancer treatment and gained a deeper appreciation for life.