What helps when you were just diagnosed with prostate cancer?
- Ask your doctor, nurse, or other health care provider to explain any instructions or medical terms you don't understand.
- Use resources and support services offered by your hospital and in the community. Learning more about your disease will help you feel more at ease with your treatment.
- Ask your family and friends to help you sort through the information you get.
- Consider joining a support group.
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