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Hope4Cancer Institute treatment program for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is a very stressful diagnosis and your healthcare team understands this. At Hope4Cancer Institute we will make every effort to keep you up to date and comfortable with your diagnosis, options, and treatment. We work with you to ensure that every aspect of your prostate cancer treatment program is successful. The recommendations your healthcare team make to you will be for the most effective alternative treatments.
Individual treatment plans will vary. Hope4Cancer Institute optimizes your prostate cancer treatment program by integrating our therapies which could include:
Our therapies can help to reduce cancer related side effects and improve your overall quality of life.
Our innovative approach to cancer treatment focuses not only on the disease, but on the patient's mind, body, and spirit.
If you are looking for a prostate cancer treatment program that treats more than just your cancer, Hope4Cancer Institute is the place for you. Call us today at 888-544-5993. Our patient liaison is waiting to tell you more about our innovative approach to prostate cancer treatment.
What is the prostate?
The prostate is a small gland of the male reproductive system. The main function of the prostate is to produce and store fluid that constitutes 30% of semen. It also aids in secretion during ejaculation. Women do not have prostates.
What is prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is a slow growing malignant tumor of the prostate gland. It is the most common cancer of men and the second leading cause of cancer related death (lung cancer is the first leading cause of cancer related death).
The cause of prostate cancer is unknown. The chance of developing prostate cancer increases with age. Risk factors are thought to include, genetics, cigarette smoking, and environmental toxins.
Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer
A large number of people with prostate cancer have no symptoms for many years. The tumors are usually small and often are found during routine examination by your doctor. Symptoms could include:
Traditional treatment options for prostate cancer
Treatment options vary for prostate cancer. Traditional treatments can begin with the removal of all, or part of the prostate and surrounding tissues. Treatment could also include brachytherapy (radioactive seeds) and cryotherapy (the application of extremely cold temperatures to the cancerous tissue). Treatment options could include the use of toxic medicines. Your doctor may suggest:
Radiation therapy may be considered an option for some pharyngeal cancer patients. Radiation therapy is used in an attempt to destroy cancerous cells and cause a reduction in tumor size. It is most often used for pharyngeal cancer that has metastasized. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are often performed simultaneously.
Death and mortality statistics for prostate cancer