Tips About Prostate Cancer Radiation Treatment

Astonishingly enough prostate cancer radiation treatment (also referred to as Radiotherapy) may not be the best treatment for you if you have prostate cancer. In fact, depending on your age and health it may be years before radiation treatment becomes necessary. Radiation therapy is only one of the therapies you and your doctor will have to decide on. These tips will give you an idea of which type of therapy or combination of therapy you should ask your doctor about.

First a note of caution:

This article is not intended as medical advice, nor should it be taken as medical advice. It is for informational purposes only. As always with a physical illness you should consult your personal physician right away. Please read on.

One of the first things you need to know is a prostate malignancy is perhaps one of the slowest growing tumors of all the other cancers. Because it is so slow growing years may pass with out any noticeable growth of the tumor. When this happens your doctor will generally tell you that you are in Stage One of the disease.