Prostate Cancer

Causes & symptoms | The Diagnosis | The Treatment

Questions For Your Doctor

What type of prostate cancer do I have?
What is the stage and grade of my cancer and what does that mean?
What treatment do you recommend and why?
What happens if I do nothing?
Are there other treatment choices for me? If not, why not?
What are the side effects of each treatment?
How can the side effects be managed?
Will I have to stay in hospital?
How long will the treatment take? Will it affect what I can do?
How much will it cost?
How will I know if the treatment is working?
If I need further treatment, what will it be like and when will it begin?
After treatment, will I need checkups? What will they involve?
Are there any problems I should watch out for?
I would like to have a second opinion. Can you refer me to someone else?
Is my cancer hereditary?