Expert Opinion - Treatment
My doctor told me prostate cancer spread to my bones. Is there any way for me to stop that from happening?
My doctor is thinking about adding an angiogenesis inhibitor to my treatment. What does that drug do and why do I need it?
Dan Zenka discusses that there are more than 26 genotypes or varieties of prostate cancer. He addresses that there are some very slow growing, non life-threatening types, and some very aggressive types, and that a patient needs to look at all the treatment options that are available to them based upon testing and diagnosis.
Dr. Donald Trump discusses why some clinicians use a surveillance approach in the treatment of certain prostate cancers. He addresses criteria in taking this approach, including cancer biopsy results, appearance under the microscope, and Gleason grade.
Dr. Donald Trump addresses a few situations where there is good evidence that a reduction in male hormone levels can be achieved by anti-androgen treatment or androgen deprivation treatments. He discusses instances when the use of androgen deprivation or hormone therapy in combination with radiation in properly selected circumstances yields a superior outcome.
Dr. Donald Trump discusses alternate treatment options for prostate cancer patients once hormone therapy stops working. He addresses the various types of therapies and treatments that can improve the quality and length of survival in men whose prostate cancer has become active again.