Treatment Information

Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

Treatment Options

There is no “one size fits all” treatment for prostate cancer. You should learn as much as possible about the many treatment options available and, in conjunction with your physicians, make a decision about what’s best...

Clinical Trials

Clinical drug trials play a crucial role in moving new treatments to patients who need them most. Patients who participate in clinical trials provide an invaluable service both to treatment science and fellow patients. Use our...

The Precision Medicine Revolution

Welcome to the world of precision medicine—where doctors can target each prostate cancer with new, more effective drugs. And this is just the beginning.

PSA Prostate Specific Antigen

What is PSA? PSA or Prostate Specific Antigen is a protein produced by the prostate found mostly in the semen with very small amounts released into the bloodstream. When there’s a problem with the prostate—like the development and growth of prostate cancer—more and more PSA is...

Understand PSA

Health & Wellness: Living with Prostate Cancer

Leading researchers continually discuss and explore the effects of dietary and lifestyle changes on the development and progression of prostate cancer. Read our nutrition and lifestyle recommendations to support prostate health.

Treatment Centers

Treatment Centers

We have provided a list of National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive centers as well as some renowned treatment centers

Active Surveillance

Active Surveillance:  What You Need to Know

Active Surveillance:  What You Need to Know

Is active surveillance right for you?  The answer to this question varies, depending on a bunch of factors: your particular form of prostate cancer, your age and general health, and also on the criteria used to...

Interview with an Expert: Active Surveillance

Christopher Barbieri, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Urology Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology Weill Cornell Medicine New York Presbyterian Medical Center “There’s no one way to select candidates for active surveillance,” says  urologist and molecular biologist...

What is Active Surveillance?

The concept of active surveillance, has increasingly emerged since 2010 as a viable option for men who decide not to undergo immediate radical treatment (e.g. surgery or radiation therapy). Similarly to the concept of observation, a...

My Prostate Cancer Story: Denny Terry

When Denny Terry first came under the care of medical oncologist Oliver Sartor, MD, 17 years ago, he knew immediately this was a physician and a scientist with a quest to keep him and others like him alive. “He’s brilliant and he cares,” says Denny, a mechanical...

Patient Stories

My Prostate Cancer Story: Brian Custer

“Do you want to live or do you want to die?” That’s a question Brian Custer asks men, especially African-American men, when they aren’t sure whether to get checked for prostate cancer.

Patient Stories

Knowing your family history is one thing, but being proactive about your prostate health—regular check-ups, a healthy diet and plenty of exercise—is another.

-Robert Cunningham, Survivor Robert's Story