Educating Your Patients

Helping patients cope with treatment side effects

Many of your patients might expect side effects with their prostate cancer treatment. However, they may not realize that managing many side effects starts with having an open dialogue with you, their physician.

The Managing Side Effects section of introduces patients to potential side effects of prostate cancer treatment, including those that many men may not anticipate. Most important, patients are given guidance in this section on how to speak openly with their physicians about side effect management.

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