What is Prostate Hormone Therapy?
Prostate Hormone Therapy is a prostate cancer treatment that slows down cancer growth. Hormone therapy reduces the size of the prostate cancer and can be used as a decision about treatment is being made.
Patients should be aware that hormone therapy only buys time and slows down cancer development but does not cure cancer. Speak with Dr. Cole to see if hormone therapy is right for you.
- Aims to slow down cancer growth
- Reduces size of prostate gland.
- Buys time for other treatments.
- Recommended for patients where more advanced treatment planning is needed.
Possible Side Effects
Hormone therapy can produce impotence, reduced or no sexual desire, infertility, breast tenderness and or growth, hot flashes, heart problems, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, and osteoporosis.
Dr. Cole’s 30 years of experience has helped thousands of patients complete the treatment.