Frequently Asked Questions
21. What kinds of treatments for prostate cancer are being developed?
Scientists continue to look at new ways to prevent, treat, and diagnose prostate cancer. Research has already led to a number of advances in these areas. Two of the most interesting approaches this decade are use of proton beam radiation, for highly focused treatment, and immunotherapy, to boost the body’s own defenses in fighting the cancer.
For details on some other recent advances, please go to Prostate Cancer Treatment - (PDQ) Patient Version