Hormonal therapies

Hormonal therapies explained

  • Advanced prostate cancer

    Hormonal therapies for advanced prostate cancer

    Hormonal therapy is the main treatment for advanced prostate cancer. Your doctor will discuss with you which hormonal therapy is most suitable for you.

  • Advanced prostate cancer

    Types of hormonal therapy

    There are different types of hormonal therapy used to treat advanced prostate cancer. You may have more than one type.

  • Advanced prostate cancer

    Ways of giving hormonal therapy

    There are different ways of having hormonal therapy for advanced prostate cancer. Your doctor will discuss with you which they think is best for your situation.

  • Prostate cancer

    Subcapsular orchidectomy

    Some men may have an operation to remove the part of the testicles that produces testosterone. This is a type of hormonal therapy for advanced prostate cancer.

  • Advanced prostate cancer

    Other hormonal therapy for advanced prostate cancer

    There are other hormonal therapies that can help, after the cancer has stopped responding to the more common hormonal treatments.