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prostatectomy

[pros-tuh-TECK-tuh-me] surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland. See also prostate.

Surgery for prostate cancer

The main type of surgery is radical prostatectomy. Learn about surgery
options here. ... Open approaches to radical prostatectomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-surgery

Considering prostate cancer treatment options

... Most doctors now believe that external radiation, radical prostatectomy, and
brachytherapy all have about the same cure rates for the earliest stage ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-considering-options

Surgery for prostate cancer

... cancers. The main type of surgery for prostate cancer is radical prostatectomy.
Learn ... ways. Open approaches to prostatectomy. In ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

References: Prostate cancer detailed guide

... 2009;360:1310-1319. Barnas JL, Pierpaoli S, Ladd P, et al. The prevalence
and nature of orgasmic dysfunction after radical prostatectomy. BJU Int. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-references

Cancer Glossary

... therapy, x-ray. radical perineal prostatectomy Search [rad-ick-uhl
pair-uh-NEE-ul pros-tuh-TECK-tuh-me]. surgery to remove ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=r

Study Confirms Long-Term Side Effects from Prostate Cancer ...

... Of the men in the current study, 1,164 had undergone prostatectomy – surgical
removal of the prostate – and 491 had gone through radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-confirms-long-term-side-effects-from-prostate-cancer-treatment

References

... Benson JS, Abern MR, Levine LA. Penile shortening after radical prostatectomy
and Peyronie's surgery. Curr Urol Rep. 2009;10(6):468-474. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-ref

Studies Help Clarify Link Between Obesity and Prostate ...

... that obesity increases the risk of disease recurrence among men with prostate
cancer who have undergone radical prostatectomy (total removal of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/studies-help-clarify-link-between-obesity-and-prostate-cancer

Study Confirms Long-Term Side Effects from Prostate Cancer ...

... Of the men in the current study, 1,164 had undergone prostatectomy – surgical
removal of the prostate – and 491 had gone through radiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-confirms-long-term-side-effects-from-prostate-cancer-treatment

Cancer Facts & Figures 2010

... 10 years Active surveillance or radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy
(external beam or brachytherapy) Intermediate ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-038820.pdf