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What should you tell your doctor when it comes to prostate cancer?

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Be sure to tell you doctor about any pain or side effects. There are a wide array of medications and procedures that can help you feel better.

From: When Prostate Cancer Spreads WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society: "Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "How is Prostate Cancer Treated?" 

American Cancer Society: "Hormone (Androgen Deprivation) Therapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Preventing and Treating Prostate Cancer Spread to Bones." 

American Cancer Society: "Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Survival Rates for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Vaccine Treatment for Prostate Cancer." 

CancerCare: "Treatment Update: Metastatic Prostate Cancer."

Urology Care Foundation (American Urological Association): "What Are the Symptoms of Advanced Prostate Cancer?"

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 18, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society: "Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "How is Prostate Cancer Treated?" 

American Cancer Society: "Hormone (Androgen Deprivation) Therapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Preventing and Treating Prostate Cancer Spread to Bones." 

American Cancer Society: "Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Survival Rates for Prostate Cancer." 

American Cancer Society: "Vaccine Treatment for Prostate Cancer." 

CancerCare: "Treatment Update: Metastatic Prostate Cancer."

Urology Care Foundation (American Urological Association): "What Are the Symptoms of Advanced Prostate Cancer?"

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 18, 2018

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