Prostate cancer

Types of treatment

Treatments for prostate cancer can include:

  • active surveillance and watchful waiting
  • surgery
  • radiotherapy (radiation therapy)
  • chemotherapy
  • hormonal therapy
  • palliative care.

Most people with prostate cancer have one or more of these treatments. 

There are a number of management options for men with prostate cancer.

It is important to take time to understand your options, including the benefits, risks and costs.