Prostate Cancer Treatment in Five Days? Everything You Need to Know.

Fact Checked

SurvivorNet Fact Checking and Medical Review Standards:  

The SurvivorNet News Team creates high quality medical information that complies with our industry leading standards for factual accuracy and sourcing from leading experts at academic medical institutions. Every news article is thoroughly fact-checked by our physician collaborators. We vet each piece of work for factual integrity, impartiality, and clearly label any professional conflicts.

All SurvivorNet articles adhere to the following standards:

  1. All studies and research papers cited are from reputable academic medical institutions or peer-reviewed journals.
  2. When we use data, statistics, or quotes these references link to the original source.
  3. All content related to new treatments, drugs, procedures, and so on must clearly describe availability, side effects, treatment target (such as triple negative breast cancer)
  4. All medical information on SurvivorNet is sourced from respected medical professionals with verified medical credentials and links are provided to these sources.
  5. We strive to give the reader relevant background information and include, clearly-sourced contextual health information in all articles. Readers are clearly alerted to any conflicts of interest from a medical source or the authors of a cited study.
/ Updated January 10th, 2023

Prostate Cancer Treatment in Five Days? Everything You Need to Know.

Treatment of some prostate cancers has become so routine that it's possible to fully treat the cancer in five days.

NOW
PLAYING
Emotional Moment As Princess Diana's Butler Paul Burrell, 64, Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis– Treatment Options
NOW
PLAYING
Steely Eyed TV Host Dan Abrams, 56, Is Now A Dad & Two Decades Past Testicular Cancer – The Hope For Men Facing The Same Disease
NOW
PLAYING
'Hungry Like The Wolf': Duran Duran Guitarist Andy Taylor, 61, Says Music Gives Him Optimism As Battles Advanced Prostate Cancer
NOW
PLAYING
Pulling For Val Kilmer, 62, As He is Forced To Pull Out Of 'Willow' Film Role Amid Health Issues After Cancer
NOW
PLAYING
How Radio Legend, 71, Has Learned A New Outlook On Life Battling Cancer-- 'Don't Waste Your Time On Stupid Things'
NOW
PLAYING
Remembering Johnny Ramone

Patient Pathfinder:

Clinical Trial Finder

Are you looking for other treatment options?
Right now there are ... prostate cancer trials in the U.S. within 100 miles of

Enter your zip code and travel distance to explore trials in your area...

Treatment: Watching and Waiting

SEE MORE   

Active surveillance for prostate cancer is a very specific protocol with requirements and guidelines. While this is not ideal for everyone, it may work for certain patients and spare them the side effects of treatment.

Treatment: Watching and Waiting

Active surveillance for prostate cancer is a very specific protocol with requirements and guidelines. While this is not ideal for everyone, it may work for certain patients and spare them the side effects of treatment.

×

Introducing, the Journey Bar

Use this bar to access information about the steps in your cancer journey.