3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has issued guidance on urological cancer services, which includes prostate cancer. The Institute has also issued interventional procedures guidance on laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and high-intensity ultrasound for prostate cancer.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
May 2005

Sources of evidence

The following document, which summarises the evidence, was considered by the Institute when making its recommendations.

'Interventional procedure overview of cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer', June 2004.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers. It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.