Types of surgery

Find out about the different operations that can be used to treat locally-advanced prostate cancer.

  • Locally-advanced prostate cancer

    Radical prostatectomy surgery

    A radical prostatectomy is where the whole prostate gland is removed. It can be done as open or keyhole surgery.

  • Prostate cancer

    Side effects of radical prostatectomy

    It helps to know about possible side effects before you have a prostatectomy.

  • Locally-advanced prostate cancer

    TURP surgery

    A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation to remove part of the prostate gland and make passing urine easier.