Day by day the cases of cancer are increasing alarmingly. Multiple treatments are currently available. A lot of research is being done which regularly leads to the discovery of new treatments.
The hormone testosterone is the fuel for prostate cancer and reducing its levels and effects in the body is the cornerstone of treatment. This is done either through surgery or through regular injections. Then different types of therapy are taken for this type of cancer.
Chemotherapy – which in combination with hormonal therapy has been shown to prolong this survival.
Radiation – This radiation therapy is used to treat symptoms, especially for bone pain.
Targeted therapy – These new drugs target specific mutations in cancer cells to slow their growth.
Therapeutic radioligands – This new technique involves labeling PSMA with radioactive molecules to target and destroy cancer cells.