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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
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