The treatment for prostate cancer are:
Active surveillance- monitoring the prostate growth using the investigation test
Surgery: removal of the prostate
Radiation therapy: kills or slows the cancer cell growth
cryotherapy: controlled freezing of the prostate kills the cancer cells
Focal therapy and high intensity focused ultrasound(HIFU)- HIFU uses the sound waves to super heat the tumour cells to kill them. Focal therapy-the tumour is circles with a special solution that causes freezing of the tumor cells thereby killing them.
Hormonal therapy: Drugs are used to lower testosterone and other male hormones that supply cancer cells
Chemotherapy: drugs used to destroy cancer cells
Immunotherapy: stimulates the bodys immune system to attack the cancer cells.