Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Organizations views differ in whether or not a man should be regularly screened for prostate cancer. There are pros and cons to prostate screening. Please discuss with your healthcare provider their recommendations for screening. One or more of the following may be used to confirm a prostate cancer diagnosis:

Once prostate cancer has been confirmed and staged, your physician will discuss the available treatment options. Some prostate cancers are slow growing and often do not require immediate treatment. The following are some common treatment options for prostate cancer: