Treating advanced prostate cancer

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 can help with some of the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. You may have internal or external radiotherapy.

  • Surgery

    Find information about how surgery can help with symptoms of advanced prostate cancer.

  • Supportive and other treatments

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

  • 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.

  • Life after cancer treatment

    You might be thinking about how to get back to normal following treatment. Find advice, information and support about coping with and after cancer.

Treatment for advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer

A urologist talks about treatment options for advanced prostate cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Treatment for advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer

A urologist talks about treatment options for advanced prostate cancer.

About our cancer information videos