Prostate Cancer Treatment: Risk of Bladder Problems

Out of 100 men with prostate cancer who choose active surveillance, 2 to 6 will have bladder problems, compared to 17 out of 100 who have surgery and 17 out of 100 who have radiation.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology