Did you know, breast cancer receives twice as much research funding as prostate cancer, despite both diseases affecting similar numbers of people?
Leukaemia receives the most research funding from combined charity and government funding, followed by ovarian cancer and cancers of the brain.
There are treatment options available for prostate cancer, here are a few of them:
Active Surveillance – Is a way of monitoring prostate cancer and aims to avoid or delay unnecessary treatment.
Radical Prostatectomy – This surgery option removes the prostate gland and cancer within.
Hormone Therapy – Helps control prostate cancer by stopping the production of testosterone.
Cryotherapy – This treatment uses freezing and thawing techniques to kill the cancer cells in the prostate gland.
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