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What kinds of treatments for prostate cancer are being developed?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Vaccines, focal Tx

Focal aggressive treatments, high-intensity frequency ultrasound, focal radiosurgery, focal injections, vaccines seems to be the newer developing treatments.
Traditional treatments treats the entire gland, like surgery or radiation. Rationale: even though the disease may be in one part of the gland now, other parts in the future may harbor disease and make treatment more difficult/impossible.

In brief: Vaccines, focal Tx

Focal aggressive treatments, high-intensity frequency ultrasound, focal radiosurgery, focal injections, vaccines seems to be the newer developing treatments.
Traditional treatments treats the entire gland, like surgery or radiation. Rationale: even though the disease may be in one part of the gland now, other parts in the future may harbor disease and make treatment more difficult/impossible.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Quite a few

Cryosurgery (freezing cancer in the prostate) is being evaluated more extensively.
For advanced cancer, newer immune therapies ( such as ipilumimab); newer targeting drugs as well as newer hormone blocking drugs are in development. Look up cancer.Gov for new prostate cancer clinical trials.

In brief: Quite a few

Cryosurgery (freezing cancer in the prostate) is being evaluated more extensively.
For advanced cancer, newer immune therapies ( such as ipilumimab); newer targeting drugs as well as newer hormone blocking drugs are in development. Look up cancer.Gov for new prostate cancer clinical trials.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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