Active surveillance is monitoring the cancer over time. Active surveillance is employed for men with slower growing cancer, less cancer volume, and men with shorter life expectancy.
A robotic radical prostatectomy is removal of the entire prostate. Click on the video link here to get more information. the video discuss in detail the risks oad benefits of the procedure.
Radiation damages the cancer cells through a concentrated treatment of radiation to the prostate and the cancer cells.
Focal therapy is used in limited circumstances, the cancer would need to be confined to a portion of the prostate that can specifically be identified on imaging such as MRI.
HOrmone therapy is the standard for slowing down prostate cancer cells. Prostate cancer is sensitive to the male hormone testosterone. by reducing testosterone the cancer cells will slow their growth and may even top growing entirely and recede.
Advanced Prostate cancer is cancer that has spread beyond the prostate to other area of the body . Unfortunately there is no cure for this type of cancer and we must focus on slowing its growth. The good news is hat there are a number of treatment options that exist.
The da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy has long been the standard of care for removal of the prostate for prostate cancer
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