Talking with your doctor

One of the most important ways to get the support you need is by having open conversations with your doctor and care team.

Talking with a doctor about prostate cancer can be tough for you and/or your caregiver. Be bold. You can never ask too many questions when it comes to your health. Do it for yourself, the people you care about, and for the people who care about you.

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Ask the hard questions and be honest about symptoms and possible side effects. Find out how your daily life, sex life, mood, and physical body may be affected. If you communicate these issues with your care team, they may be able to help you find solutions that may help manage some of them

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Talk about treatment options and the goal of each option. Then agree on a personalized care plan

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Learn about next steps by asking what to expect at upcoming appointments and what you can do at home to prepare

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