Metastatic prostate cancer

Metastatic prostate cancer is cancer that began in the prostate and has spread to another part of the body. It is sometimes called advanced prostate cancer. 

What is metastatic prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer can spread to other parts of the body. When this happens, it is called metastatic or advanced prostate cancer. 

Symptoms of metastatic prostate cancer

The symptoms of metastatic or advanced prostate cancer depend on where the cancer has spread to. It might include bone pain and tiredness. 

Treatment for metastatic prostate cancer

Common treatments for metastatic prostate cancer include chemotherapy and hormone therapy. Treatments can help to reduce symptoms and help you feel better. 

Living with advanced prostate cancer

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced prostate cancer.

Last reviewed: 
14 Jul 2022
Next review due: 
14 Jul 2025
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