Take a moment to know your options, then discuss them with your doctor.
Prostate cancer treatments
Once your prostate cancer has been diagnosed and staged, you have a lot to think about before you and your doctor choose a treatment plan. It’s important that you think carefully about each of your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the possible risks and side effects.
For more details and options, The American Cancer Society provides a comprehensive list of treatment options including pros and cons to be considered and reviewed with your doctor. Simply follow the links below.
Many men find it helpful to get a second opinion about the best treatment options based on their situation, especially if they have several choices.
Prostate cancer is a complex disease, and doctors can differ in their opinions regarding the best treatment options. Speaking with doctors who specialize in different kinds of treatment may help you sort through your options. If you aren’t sure where to go for a second opinion, ask your doctor for help