Prostate Cancer: Weighing Options


April 7, 2009

The Wall Street Journal

You've been diagnosed with prostate cancer and after the shock comes confusion.

Should you treat it fast with surgery but face an immediate risk of sexual and urinary problems? Or should you opt for weeks of daily radiation treatments and side effects that set in more slowly? Should you also use hormone therapy that may shrink the cancer -- and your sex drive along with it? Or should you just monitor your cancer and hope you'll catch it if it starts to spread out of control? Read More