Early Stage Prostate Cancer—What Are Your Options?

http://youtu.be/1RTtqYbv_4k Andrew Lee M.D., associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, says stage 1 prostate cancer is localized and has not spread to other parts of the body. Patients are often treated with surgery, external beam radiation or using brachytherapy, a radioactive implant surgically placed near the tumor. For select patients, active surveillance is often recommended depending on their age and other personal risk factors.