Side Effects: Prostate

Early side effects from radiosurgery or SBRT may occur early during or after treatment, and are typically gone within a few weeks. Late side effects can occur months or years later; such effects may require intervention. Discuss your specific case with your physician/s to fully understand the potential risks associated with your treatment.

 

Side effects may include:

 

  • Constipation / urge/ fecal incontinence
  • Urinary retention / urge / frequency / incontinence
  • Blood in stool
  • Injury to rectal or bladder wall / nearby tissue
  • Erectile dysfunction