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What is the follow-up care like for radiation therapy for prostate cancer?

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After your radiation therapy sessions are complete, you will visit your doctor for periodic follow-up exams and tests. Your doctor will tell you how often to schedule your follow-up appointments. You may be eligible to receive a Survivorship Care Plan outlining the treatment you were given, what side effects you may expect in the short and long term, and other recommendations for follow-up care. Ask your doctor about it.

From: Prostate Cancer: Radiation Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

American Urological Association.

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2017

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American Cancer Society.

American Urological Association.

FDA.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2017

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