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Making the Decision to Have Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Right now most doctors don't recommend cryotherapy as the first choice for treatment. This treatment is more difficult if you've already had a TURP procedure. Your doctor may suggest it as an option for prostate cancer that has remained or returned after radiation therapy (based on a high or rising PSA level), but is still thought to be localized to the area of the prostate.