A cancerous growth in the prostate gland requires surgery in order to be cured completely. There are several factors that cause prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is more common in older men of 50 years and above. Genetics also play an important role in increasing the risk of prostate cancer. Vitamin D deficiency and obesity can also raise the chances of developing prostate cancer. If diagnosed with Prostate cancer, your doctor will take further steps based on the symptoms, the size and nature of the tumour and your general health conditions. Surgery is generally the preferred method to remove the cancerous cells mainly to stop it from spreading to the rest of the body. The common prostate cancer surgery is called radical prostatectomy, in which case the whole prostate gland is removed surgically. In the case of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate laser surgery treatment is employed wherein a scope is inserted via the urethra to allow the passage of laser to remove all the unwanted tissues. This is an advanced treatment procedure known as Green light laser treatment for BPH. This efficient and minimally invasive technique comes with the promise of same-day discharge and long-term effectiveness. But there are bound to be side effects with any type of surgical process and so it is best to consult a doctor for the same.