36 World leaders compare treatments

Updated: Apr 16

hormone therapy vs radiation vs surgery

No one has done a head-to-head study to decide which is best and when.


So, a group of thirty six of world leaders in prostate cancer treatments from all the areas did the next best thing. They gathered all the high quality trial reports from all the areas and showed where they all fitted on graphs.


And they made these results available for men facing this decision on an interactive website.

Interactive because:

  • you can select the level of risk you have - low, intermediate or high; and

  • then select one or more of the treatment types to see the results of these high quality studies.

Armed with this information you can approach your doctors with something to ask about.

See it here:


or click this sentence.


Click this sentence to see PCRI videos about radiation vs surgery.



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