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Prostate Cancer Topic Guide

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer often has no symptoms. Screening includes a digital rectal examination, PSA, and urinalysis. Treatment depends upon age, the patient's medical condition, and whether the tumor has metastasized. Risk factors for prostate cancer include advanced age, race, family history, infection with STDs, high-fat diet, and chemical exposure.

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Prostate Cancer Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

degarelix Degarelix

Degarelix is used to treat prostate cancer...learn more »

triptorelin Triptorelin

Triptorelin is a man-made form of a hormone that regulates many processes in the body...learn more »

docetaxel Docetaxel

Docetaxel is used to treat breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer, and head/neck cancer...learn more »

bicalutamide Bicalutamide

Bicalutamide is an anti-androgen. It works in the body by preventing the actions of androgens (male hormones)...learn more »

nilutamide Nilutamide

Nilutamide is used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body...learn more »

goserelin Goserelin

Goserelin is a man-made form of a hormone that regulates many processes in the body. Goserelin overstimulates the body's own production of certain hormones,...learn more »

leuprolide Leuprolide

Leuprolide overstimulates the body's own production of certain hormones, which causes that production to shut down temporarily. Leuprolide reduces the amoun...learn more »

finasteride Finasteride

Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. DHT is involved in the development of benign prostatic hyperpla...learn more »

flutamide (oral) Flutamide (oral)

Flutamide is an antiandrogen. It works in the body to prevent the actions of androgens (male hormones)...learn more »