Prostate Cancer Treatment Latest Advances - Options

Prostate Cancer Treatment Latest Advances - Options

Are you aware that the prostate cancer treatment options available today a cure or total remission is almost a 100% foregone conclusion? The truth is astonishing at what has taken place in treatment options over the last 2 decades. In this article you will learn about some of the medical therapy used to fight prostate cancer.

Note: The purpose of this article is for information only and should not be mistaken for medical advice. Always consult your doctor for any medical issue
Take a look at these comparisons below for you to grasp the impact of the remarkable remission stats (5years or larger) for prostate cancer against other organ cancers.

- Prostate Cancer - 98%
- Lung and Bronchus - 15%
- Esophagus - 14%
- Breast Cancer - 87%
- Pancreas - 4%
- Liver - 7%
- Testis - 96%
- Urinary Bladder - 82%
- Ovary - 53%

Note these stats may vary depending on the latest studies

The lists of the cancer stated above are just a few of the many different types of organ cancers. But the remission factor for prostate cancer victims is dramatically higher thatn any of those not listed. The reason why the remission results are so for prostate cancer victims is basically because of early detection of the disease and phenomenal prostate cancer treatment options of today.

Each of the treatments available today can be used during the varying stages of development of the cancer. Chemotherapy is one therapy that is used very rarely.

Chemo becomes the drug of choice for your doctor, when all other therapies or combination of therapies, such as hormonal treatment and removal of the prostate gland have failed. In most cases, the cancer has masticated into other parts of the body including the bones, before chemotherapy is prescribed.

If you cannot tolerate hormonal therapy (surgical removal of the prostate gland or radiation therapy) Cyrotherapy which is a newer therapy may be recommend. This is done by using a probe through the skin to target the tumors. Then the tumor or tumors are frozen. This type of therapy if used will reduce your stay in the hospital, there will be less pain and the recovery period will be shorter.

The prostate cancer options discussed in this article are only a few of the options available to you. You should analyze these options, as well as the others, with your medical team.

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