Treating Localized Prostate Cancer: A Review of the Research for Adults


This summary will tell you about: What localized prostate cancer is. Common treatment options for localized prostate cancer (watchful waiting, active surveillance, surgery to remove the prostate gland, radiation therapy, and hormone treatment).

What researchers found about how the treatments compare. Possible side effects of the treatments. Things to talk about with your doctor.


2016 Mar 04 [Epub]

John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science


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