Types of Progression

What is progression? When prostate cancer gets worse or spreads, it’s called progression. Testosterone, the primary male hormone, fuels the growth of prostate cancer cells and can cause cancer to progress. However, progression can happen even if you are receiving treatment to help lower your testosterone levels.

There are different ways your cancer can progress:

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One study showed that patients who are more engaged in their care may feel more informed and more satisfied with treatment decisions.