Browser does not support script.
Skip to main content
We are Macmillan. Cancer Support
Find out how we produce our information|
General information on the treatment of locally-advanced prostate cancer
Hormonal therapies reduce the amount of testosterone in the body. They can be given as injections or tablets.
A radical prostatectomy, trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP) or orchidectomy may be used to treat locally-advanced prostate cancer
Radiotherapy for locally-advanced prostate cancer is usually given using a machine (external beam radiotherapy)
Watchful waiting is a method of carefully monitoring the progression of a prostate cancer
For answers, support or just a chat, call the Macmillan Support Line free* (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm).
*See information about calling our support line from a mobile|.
Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. See My Cancer Treatment| for more information.
If you have any questions about cancer, need support or just want someone to talk to, ask Macmillan.
You might prefer to read this information in a booklet or listen to an audiobook. You can order these free from be.Macmillan
If you have any questions about Macmillan we would love to hear from you| .
You can also follow us| on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr or YouTube.
© Macmillan Cancer Support 2015
what are these?|