Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Steps Following a Diagnosis

More than 1,800 men in Oklahoma will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and support for the fight against the disease.

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have several options and resources available to them to learn more about the disease and the best way to treat it for their individual diagnosis.

An important step following a diagnosis is conducting research and educating yourself on the options available to you. Seeking advice and perspectives from physicians with various backgrounds, such as radiation oncology, urology, and surgery, can be a great way to gain thorough information on all treatments. Take time this month to remind your loved ones of the importance of informed decision-making in cancer treatment.

Our clinical team has treated more than 2,000 patients, many of whom had prostate cancer. If interested in learning about CyberKnife® stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer contact Oklahoma CyberKnife. You can also check out the Prostate Cancer Foundation and ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer for additional support resources.

This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.