Treating

Find out about different treatments for advanced prostate cancer, and get information to help you make decisions about your treatment.

  • Making treatment decisions

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. It can be difficult to make a decision, but information and support will help.

  • Hormonal therapies

    Find out about different hormonal therapies and how they work.

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat many different types of cancer. It is most commonly given as an injection into a vein or as tablets or capsules.

  • Radiotherapy

    Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

  • Surgery

    Surgery is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Supportive and other treatments

    Other treatments can be used as part of the main cancer treatment and to treat side-effects.

  • Targeted (biological) therapies

    Targeted (biological) therapies can change cells to treat cancer.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

Treatment for advanced prostate cancer

Oncologist Nick Plowman talks about treatment options for people with advanced prostate cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Treatment for advanced prostate cancer

Oncologist Nick Plowman talks about treatment options for people with advanced prostate cancer.

About our cancer information videos