NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Prostate Cancer - page 57

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Prostate Cancer
Version 1.2014
Part 6: Monitoring and salvage treatment
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6.1 ADT risks
Discusses care of bone, blood sugar, and heart
health while taking ADT.
6.2 Monitoring
Lists the tests used to check the results of
cancer treatment.
6.3 Treatment after radical
Presents treatment options for cancer growth
after prostatectomy.
6.4 Treatment after radiation therapy
Presents treatment options for cancer growth
after radiation therapy.
Part 6 is a guide to tests given after initial treatment.
It also includes which treatments are recommended if
surgical treatment and radiation therapy do not succeed
in treating the cancer. These next-step treatments are
called salvage treatment. The information in this guide
is taken from the treatment guidelines written by NCCN
experts for prostate cancer doctors. However, your
doctors may suggest other tests and treatments based
on your health and personal wishes.
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