For most men with prostate cancer, surgery or radiation offer identical chances of cure.
While it is nice to have options, many prostate cancer patients become overwhelmed when trying to decide what treatment is the best choice for their unique situation.
Because the cure rate is the same, the choice of treatment comes down to which procedure (and subsequent side effects) the patient is most comfortable with.
This video provides an excellent introduction to radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.
I hope you find it useful in helping you decide which treatment is right for you.