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Has your doctor diagnosed you with stage II prostate cancer? If so, a Dignity Health Central Coast cancer doctor can explain prostate cancer stages and the most effective care for healing with humankindness.
Knowing the stage of prostate cancer helps your doctor make the best treatment decisions. Roman numerals I to IV are used when explaining prostate cancer stages. The lower numbers represent prostate cancer early stages. More extensive cancer is found in stage IV.
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Before determining the stage of prostate cancer, your doctor discuss the following with you:
With this information in hand, your doctor can personalize a cancer treatment plan that fits your lifestyle and most effectively removes the cancer.
Since your cancer stage determines the most effective treatment, it is important to understand each stage and their differences.
The four stages are:
Like all cancers, finding prostate cancer in its early stages typically means a better outcome. Dignity Health Central Coast oncology services provide cancer screenings for men as part of a healthy lifestyle. Talk with one of our skilled providers for information on prostate cancer prevention.
Dignity Health provides exceptional care with humankindness for all stages of prostate cancer on California’s Central Coast.