Prostate Cancer: Weighing Options

Groundbreaking, three-part coverage of AdMeTech’s research program in prostate MRI and its potential impact on screening, diagnosis and treatment by the Wall Street Journal.
Part II

You’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer and after the shock comes confusion.

Should you treat it fast with surgery but face an immediate risk of sexual and urinary problems? Or should you opt for weeks of daily radiation treatments and side effects that set in more slowly? Should you also use hormone therapy that may shrink the cancer — and your sex drive along with it? Or should you just monitor your cancer and hope you’ll catch it if it starts to spread out of control?

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