If you have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may wonder which treatment options are available. Assuming your cancer is localized – meaning it hasn’t spread past the prostate – you will be presented with two choices: either undergo surgery to remove the prostate or receive radiation therapy.
Though both modalities are equally effective in treating localized prostate cancer, they each come with unique risks. To help you make an informed decision regarding your cancer treatment plan, we discuss these risks in more detail below. For a complete guide on Prostate Cancer, download our eBook.