Prostate cancer treatment depends on a number of factors. There are different grades and stages of prostate cancer that will determine which treatment is given. Apart from this, doctors may also have a number of opinions about the different treatments based on each patient’s history. Depending on all these factors, the best treatment is finalized based on what is most beneficial for the patient.
Low risk localized prostate cancer
Low risk localized prostate cancer develops very slowly and does not show any noticeable symptoms. The doctors usually suggest active monitoring in this case. Treatments for prostate cancer metastasis usually result in the long term side effects; hence doctors avoid any aggressive treatments until required. However, if the cancer starts developing, your doctor will suggest treatments like cryotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, high frequency ultrasound…