Treatment for early prostate cancer
See our video and general information on the treatment options for early prostate cancer
Active surveillance is a way of carefully monitoring the progression of a prostate cancer
Radiotherapy for early prostate cancer is usually given from an external machine (external beam radiotherapy)
Find out what it means for you if your doctor thinks that watchful waiting is an option Watchful waiting is usually offered to older men who have a slow-growing prostate cancer that's unlikely to affect their natural life span
Some men might be offered surgery to treat early prostate cancer - find out more
Hormonal therapy may be given on its own as a treatment for men who aren't fit enough for surgery or radiotherapy
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