Surgery for Prostate Cancer Long-term, serious side effects of prostate surgery are somewhat less common now than in the past, as new surgical methods continue to be introduced. Tell Your Healthcare Team How You Feel During Treatment for Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer: Hormone Therapy Angiogenesis Inhibitors Sometimes called antiangiogenic therapy, this treatment may prevent the growth of cancer by blocking the formation of new blood vessels. Herbal Remedies For Prostate Cancer Talk with your health care provider before using any type of dietary or herbal supplements in the treatment or prevention of prostate cancer. Anxiety: Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Guided Imagery These skills take practice, and the more you practice them, the more helpful they are. Some people find it useful to make a tape to listen to as they practice. A soothing tape of music may help. Clinical Trials for Prostate Cancer Several clinical trials to evaluate prostate cancer have been completed or are currently underway. Robotic Prostatectomy Your prostate can be removed several ways. One way is for the surgeon to make several smaller cuts and removing the prostate using a tiny camera and surgical tools. This is called a laparoscopic prostatectomy. When a surgeon uses a robot during the procedure, it's known as a robotic prostatectomy.