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What Should I Ask My Doctor
What Should I Ask My Doctor?
Recently diagnosed with prostate cancer? Make sure you understand your diagnosis and all of your options. Below is a list of just some of the questions you should be sure to ask your doctor during your next visit.
What type of
do I have?
What is my
Can you explain my prostate biopsy report
Has my prostate cancer spread beyond my prostate?
How aggressive is my specific prostate cancer?
What are my chances of survival?
Do I need immediate treatment?
What are all of my
What are the pros and cons to each type of treatment?
Are there any side effects or irreversible consequences to my treatment?
How will my treatment affect my daily activities?
What is the recovery process for my suggested treatment?
we can perform to help understand more about my specific prostate cancer and make the right choice about my path of treatment?
a viable choice for me? If so, how will my health be monitored?
Is my cancer likely to return once my path of treatment is determined?
What kind of follow-up should I expect after treatment?
Whom should I contact if I have questions or problems?
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