Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in men. Despite this, many men still aren't following the recommended screening guidelines for early detection, nor are they taking important steps toward prevention. Use the Prostate Cancer Web Guide to answer your questions about prostate cancer.
According to experts at the Mayo Clinic, a prostate cancer diagnosis can be particularly ... read more »
Prostate cancer symptoms often don't appear until the disease has progressed beyond the prostate. ... read more »
Although some men might be genetically predisposed toward prostate cancer, there are steps everyone ... read more »
Cryoablation, chemotherapy and hormone therapy are a few approaches a doctor might take when treating prostate cancer. Use this section to learn about prostate cancer treatment options, including what the procedures entail, how they're conducted and what they're meant to achieve.
- You may meet men with prostate cancer who have very different experiences than you will have. Web sites that describe the different treatments and why they're done may help you understand why different options are chosen for different men.
For sites reviewing prostate cancer treatment options ...
For watchful waiting ...
Prostate Cancer Foundation
explains the concept of active surveillance or watchful waiting, where a prostate cancer patient schedules regular tests to monitor the progress of the cancer with the intention of postponing treatment until necessary, or forgoing it all together.
For surgery ...
reviews the use of laparoscopic surgery to treat prostate cancer, covering the advantages, disadvantages, possible side effects and other issues.
For finding a urologist ...
American Urological Association Foundation
provides a search feature that allows you to search for board certified urologists in your area. Although mainly used for the United States, there are urologists listed in other countries.
After a prostate cancer diagnosis, a flood of questions can arise regarding how the disease will ... read more »
Understanding, compassion and empathy from others who have experienced what you, a friend or loved ... read more »
Prostate cancer research is ongoing with many clinical trials in progress. Use the ... read more »
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