There are a number of different types of treatment for localised prostate cancer, all with a similar success rate and potential side effects. Please see each individual section for information on a specific type of treatment.
HIFU and Cryotherapy treatments are usually used to treat prostate cancer that has recurred after initial radiotherapy treatment. However some specialist centres are using these techniques to treat localised disease and therefore they have been included in this section.
Last reviewed November 2010. Next review November 2020.