Treat prostate cancer with medication? Radiation or surgery is not always necessary to treat prostate cancer. Here you can find out everything about the options for treating prostate cancer with medication. In this med.clip, Dr. Pedram Derakhshani from the West German Prostate Center at the KLINIK am RING - Cologne explains when the use of medication is useful in prostate cancer therapy and how hormone therapy blocks the growth of tumor cells. In this way, chemotherapy can be prevented or postponed to a later date. In this med.clip, you will learn not only about the mode of action, but also about the differences between the different variants of hormone therapy for prostate cancer, their advantages and side effects.