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.
Common Treatments for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Doctors can treat, but not cure, advanced prostate cancer. Learn how it's done.
Advanced Prostate Cancer: Treatments That Ease Symptoms
Here are some ways to improve your quality of life when your treatment for advanced prostate cancer isn't working, including pain relief drugs and other treatments.
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.
Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer
From surgery to chemotherapy, you have many choices to treat prostate cancer. It all depends on your health, age, and how serious your cancer is.
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.
Living With Prostate Cancer: Practical Advice
Life with prostate cancer has its challenges. Learn what you can do to make it easier.
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.