Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : October 3, 2019)
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RA1062-000

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Question


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of cryotherapy for early-stage or screen-detected prostate cancer?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines on the use of cryotherapy for prostate cancer?


Key Message

Four systematic reviews (including one systematic review with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of cryotherapy for early-stage or screen-detected prostate cancer. In addition, five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of cryotherapy for prostate cancer.