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Radiotherapy for advanced prostate cancer

Radiotherapy for advanced prostate cancer (March 2019)

This factsheet is for men with advanced prostate cancer who would like to know more about treatment with palliative radiotherapy. It explains who can have palliative radiotherapy, how it treats advanced prostate cancer and the advantages and disadvantages. It covers external beam radiotherapy and internal radiotherapy (radioisotopes), describing what the treatment involves and the side effects. It does not cover the treatment of localised or locally-advanced prostate cancer.

Author(s)
Prostate Cancer UK
Place of publication
London
Publisher
Date of publication
March 2019
Pages
12pp
Price
Free.
Format
Factsheet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
63.3
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