Prostate Cancer Treatments and Treatment Centers

Information about treatments and treatment centers provided solely for education and awareness purposes. Patients should consult their medical doctor for advice and recommendations about specific treatments. PHEN does not provide medical advice or recommendations to patients about treatments. Those treatment centers identified in specific locations are those organizations that sponsor and support PHEN education and awareness initiatives.

Background
The Prostate

General information about the prostate and prostate cancer, including the stages of prostate cancer and treatment options.

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NCCN Prostate Cancer Patient Guidelines

Information that will help a patient talk to his doctor about treatment. The guidelines provide treatment recommendations based on the characteristics of the cancer, possible side effects of treatments, and a side-by-side comparison of the main benefits and disadvantages of the treatments for prostate cancer.

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Your Prostate Cancer is Unique

Every man is different and every prostate cancer is unique. Are you making the most informed treatment decision?

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Treatments
XOFIGO, radium Ra 223 dichloride

For the treatment of patients with castration - resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), symtomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastatic disease.

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Treatments Overview

An overview and description of treatments for prostate cancer

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XTANDI® (enzalutamide)
XTANDI® (enzalutamide)
For patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have previously received docetaxel

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Deciding What Is Best for You Decision Aid for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
Deciding What Is Best for You
This online decision aid tool will help you decide, and talk with your doctor and loved ones, about what treatment course is best for you, including active surveillance.

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Provenge - Active Cellular Immunotherapy

A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer patients approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 2010

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ZYTIGA™

ZYTIGA (abiraterone acetate) in combination with prednisone is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) who have received prior chemotherapy containing docetaxel.

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AMGEN XGEVA™
AMGEN
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends that patients with bone metastases should be treated with bone-targeting medication to prevent bone complications. XGEVA™ is an Amgen prescription medication approved by the FDA

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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiation
Cyberknife
The CyberKnife System is the world’s first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors throughout the body non-invasively.

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ProstRcision®

ProstRcision® (pronounced PROS-ter-si-shun) is a unique technique for curing prostate cancer which uses a combination seed implants and conformal beam irradiation to simultaneously destroy the prostate and prostate cancer from within, in addition to targeting surrounding tissue for possible microscopic capsule penetration.

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For Newly Diagnosed Men You Can Beat Prostate Cancer
For Newly Diagnosed Men
An overview of treatment options for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. A presentation of The American College of Radiology and The American Society of Therpeutic Radiology and Oncology

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