Secondary Hormone Therapies for Advanced Disease

When a patient with prostate cancer is being treated with hormone therapy and his PSA begins to rise, the next best option is unclear. In some cases, patients will respond to second-line hormone therapies. Several options are available including estrogen, Ketoconazole, anti-androgens and in some cases surgical castration. Find out when these therapies are appropriate, who is a good candidate, and what are the risks and benefits by watching the accompanying video. (Reviewed May, 2012)