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.
- Is this information right for me?
- Understanding Your Condition
- Understanding Your Options
- Making a Decision
2016 Mar 04 [Epub]
John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science