Today I learned about a resource that many of you may have already found. This is an excellent book (although dated Jan 2016, it seems very relevant today) that you can download in pdf format: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guideline for Patients- Prostate Cancer. I wish I has this book when I was first diagnosed in 2012:
In particular, the sequence of treatment options is presented very well, although there are no absolutes (advanced cancer patients have many options).
For those of you that want to ready the physician's version of this you can surf away on nccn.org Just click on NCCN Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer by, site, choose prostate cancer. It's amazing what's viewable on this web site.