28 Nov #Prostatecancer diagnosed? here are 17 questions for you to ask.
1/ What were my PSA scores?
2/ Will I need a biopsy?
3/ What are the risks and side effects of having a biopsy?
4/ How many biopsy samples will you take?
5/ What are my Gleason grades and Gleason score?
6/ Will I need an MRI, CT or bone scan?
7/ What is the stage of my cancer?
8/ What does my stage mean?
9/ What treatments are suitable for me?
10/ What are the risks and benefits of this treatment?
11/ What are the chances of successfully controlling the cancer with this treatment?
12/ What follow up will I need after treatment?
13/ What is the risk of my prostate cancer coming back?
14/ How will I know if my cancer returns?
15/ Which second line treatments will be available to me?
16/ Are there any clinical trials which I could take part in?
17/ Who can I or my family contact if we have any further questions or concerns?