Surgery and radiation are the most commonly administered prostate cancer treatments. There are many factors to consider before making a treatment choice. Every man’s prostate cancer case is different, so the same treatment(s) can lead to different outcomes, especially when it comes to side effects. Often, men undergo surgery or radiation (or both) without being...
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Active Surveillance is often the best treatment choice for men with low-risk disease, but new thinking proposes that men with a favorable type of intermediate risk disease may also be candidates for this noninvasive management protocol. Laurence Klotz, MD, the leading expert in active surveillance, addresses this new thinking in this article.
PCRI's free Helpline connects patients and caregivers with educational advocates and helps them understand their personal case. This article is a top ten frequently asked questions list that our Helpline receives.