The earlier prostate cancer is detected, the more treatment options will be available to you. Based on the prostate cancer grade and stage, your age, overall health status and personal lifestyle, your urologist will discuss treatment options with you. Some prostate cancers do not even need to be initially treated and can be safely monitored for an extended period.
For prostate cancers requiring treatment, the most common forms of treatment are surgery to remove the prostate and radiation directed at the prostate.
Here are some treatment approaches to prostate cancer: