Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the prostate gland. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.
The Gamma Knife is a machine that focuses radiation with precision, killing tumors without harming nearby tissue. Learn about this procedure.
External radiation therapy refers to a treatment in which beams of radiation that are delivered precisely to a tumor. Learn more about this treatment.
Brachytherapy is a cancer treatment in which radioactive materials are placed inside the body. Learn more about this treatment.
Doctors may decide to interfere with hormone production in order to stop cancer from spreading, slow it down or decrease the odds it will come back.