How to Make a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis? And the Treatments?

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Q:   My father is likely to get a prostate cancer. He is 65 years old. How to make a diagnosis and what are the effective treatments? A:   At first, I think, you should take your father to do common tests to check for prostate cancer, like: a digital rectal exam a PSA blood test a biopsy   Besides, here are main treatment options for the prostate cancer: Radical prostatectomy (surgery) Focal Therapy Hormone therapy Chemotherapy Cryotherapy Clinical trials I am not sure which one is the best or the most effective, cause the efficacy is always individual. Professional advice from doctors is the best. Keywords: prostate cancer diagnosis treatment.   Related FAQ: http://healthtopquestions.com/?p=3939 http://healthtopquestions.com/?p=3950
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