Expert Video - What are the treatment options for prostate cancer?

Dr. Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH, an expert in men's health, provides an overview of the treatment options for prostate cancer. The treatment options he describes include radiation therapy (external beam radiation and brachytherapy), freezing the prostate tissue (cryoablation or cryotherapy), heating the prostate tissue (high-intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU), hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. Talk to your doctor about the treatment options available for your specific type and stage of prostate cancer.

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This educational activity has been developed by Men's Health Network and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Ferring, Janssen Biotech, Pfizer, and Sanofi Genzyme.

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