Hormonal therapies

Hormonal therapies explained

  • Locally-advanced prostate cancer

    Hormonal therapies for locally-advanced prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer depends on the hormone testosterone to grow. Hormonal therapies reduce the amount of testosterone in the body.

  • Locally-advanced 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 locally advanced prostate cancer.