Sometimes called antiangiogenic therapy, this treatment may prevent the growth of cancer by blocking the formation of new blood vessels.
Chemotherapy may be used when the cancer has spread outside of the prostate gland, or it may be used in combination with other therapies.
Several clinical trials to evaluate prostate cancer have been completed or are currently underway.
Expectant therapy is to "watch and wait" while carefully observing and monitoring the prostate cancer.
Talk with your health care provider before using any type of dietary or herbal supplements in the treatment or prevention of prostate cancer.
The goal of hormone therapy is to lower the level of male hormones in the body, particularly testosterone.
Radiation is often used to treat prostate cancer that is still confined to the prostate gland, or has spread only to nearby tissue.
Older adults are less likely to be screened for cancer in the first place. And if they are diagnosed with cancer, it's less likely that their doctors will recommend treatment to cure the cancer.
Long-term, serious side effects of prostate surgery are somewhat less common now than in the past, as new surgical methods continue to be introduced.
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