Surgery

Surgery is a common treatment for prostate cancer. The type of surgery depends on the stage of the cancer and other factors, including the man's age and general health.

The two main types of surgery for prostate cancer are: Radical Prostatectomy and Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). For more information on these types of surgery, explore the tabs to the left.
Explore these sections to learn about treatment for prostate cancer:
 
Transurethral
Resection of the
Prostate (TURP)




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