The following are treatment options for stage I prostate cancer. The types of treatments given are based on the unique needs of the person with cancer.
Active surveillance may be offered for stage I prostate cancer in certain situations. It may be offered to men with favourable (low) risk prostate cancer or to older men (over the age of 70) and men with other health problems.
Surgery may be offered for stage I prostate cancer. The type of surgery is a radical prostatectomy.
Radiation therapy may be offered for stage I prostate cancer. The types of radiation therapy are:
Men with prostate cancer may be offered the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. For more information, go to clinical trials.
Brock has been cancer free for over a decade, thanks to the support we received from the Canadian Cancer Society.
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