Understanding Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know

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  • Why Are Black Men More at Risk?
  • The PSA Debate
  • Treatment Options
  • “Wait and See” Approach Is “Bad” for Black Men
  • The Affordable Care Act and Prostate Cancer
  • September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • What Is Prostate Cancer?
  • General Risk Factors
  • Racial Health Disparity Around Prostate Cancer
  • Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Black Men

Treatment Options

Immediate treatment isn’t always necessary, if you have been diagnosed. Treatment options depend on which stage your prostate cancer is in and how advanced it is. Some common forms of fighting prostate cancer are the “wait and see” approach, chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, medications and hormone therapy, to name a few. 

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