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.
Active Surveillance and Watchful Waiting for Prostate Cancer
When are active surveillance and watchful waiting good options for prostate cancer? Get answers.
Future Prostate Cancer Treatments
The key to curing prostate cancer ultimately will come from an understanding of the genetic basis of this disease. Read more.
Treatment for Stage I and Stage II Prostate Cancer
Early-stage prostate cancer is very treatable with surgery, radiation, and other options.
Prostate Cancer: Treatments by Stage
WebMD explains treatment options for each stage of prostate cancer.
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.
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.
Hormone Treatment Fights Prostate Cancer
Hormone therapy for prostate cancer has come a long way in the past few decades.
Living With Prostate Cancer: Practical Advice
Life with prostate cancer has its challenges. Learn what you can do to make it easier.