4.1 NICE has issued guidance on urological cancer services, which includes prostate cancer. NICE has also issued interventional procedures guidance on laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and salvage cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer.
The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the overview to this guidance.
NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.