The types of treatment you receive will depend on how far the cancer has progressed. You can find out more about the progression and stages of prostate cancer in the introduction section.
The table below provides a broad overview of the different treatments.1 Each treatment has advantages and disadvantages. These should be considered and discussed with your healthcare professional when choosing the most suitable treatment options for you.
Avoids unnecessary investigations and treatment if the cancer is unlikely to progress during a patient's natural lifespan.2
Regular monitoring means treatments can start immediately, if required.2
May require more than one visit to the hospital depending on the procedure.3
Clinically proven to be highly effective.2
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