Surgery explained

  • Locally-advanced prostate cancer

    What is surgery?

    A few men will have surgery to remove the prostate gland. Other types of surgery may also sometimes be used to treat locally advanced prostate cancer.

  • General information

    What happens before the surgery?

    Your surgery will be carefully planned to make sure you are well cared for.

  • General information

    Who might I meet?

    A team of specialists will plan your surgery. This will include a surgeon who specialises in your type of cancer.

  • Prostate cancer

    What happens after surgery?

    The hospital staff and sometimes a district nurse will help you and provide support as you recover from your operation.

  • General information

    Follow-up care after surgery

    You will have follow-up appointments after your surgery to check on your recovery and any new symptoms.