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Prostate Cancer: Treatment

Information Summary from PDQ

Clinical Trials

  • Clinical Trials to Treat Prostate Cancer

    Check for prostate cancer treatment trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients. The list of clinical trials can be refined by location, stage of disease, drug, and other features.

General Information About Prostate Cancer Treatment

  • Drugs Approved for Prostate Cancer

    This page lists cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for prostate cancer. The list includes generic names and brand names.

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

    A fact sheet that describes hormone therapy and its role in treating prostate cancer. Includes information about the different types of hormone therapy, how they are used, and possible side effects.

  • Treatment Choices for Men With Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

    Covers the treatment options for early-stage prostate cancer, such as active surveillance, surgery, and radiation therapy, and helps men decide which treatment is the best for them.

Research Findings

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