The diagnosis of prostate cancer begins with screening tests (PSA, DRE), followed by a biopsy for diagnosis and grading, and imaging tests for staging.
Treatment options for prostate cancer may include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, or immunotherapy.
Prostate surgery, or prostatectomy, refers to procedures done to remove the prostate, or parts of it. Find out why you might need prostate surgery.
A prostate massage is sometimes used for sexual stimulation but may also provide relief to men with an enlarged prostate (BPH).
In men, the prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the penis and bladder. It secretes fluid that protects and feeds sperm.
Prostate surgery, also known as prostatectomy, may be needed to treat prostate cancer. Learn more about the long-term care of prostate surgery.
A random or targeted biopsy is a test used to diagnose prostate cancer. Learn about its uses, side effects, the procedure, and the results.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. It can be acute or chronic. Reviewed by a board-certified internal medicine physician.
Your step-by-step guide to how surgery is done to remove all or part of the prostate gland. Reviewed by our board-certified surgeons.
Learn about common causes for temporary and permanent prostate enlargement, including benign prostatic hypertrophy, prostatitis, and cancer.