Helpful Tips

Talking to doctors about prostate cancer – Great questions to ask

A lot of people feel intimidated when talking to doctors about prostate cancer.  Preparing your questions ahead of time can help ease some of your fears. Remember that you have the right to ask as many questions as you need to.  If a doctor is rushing you, or not properly addressing your questions, you always have the …

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Before surgery for prostate cancer – Tips to prepare for “the big day”

There’s a lot to think about before surgery for prostate cancer (such as radical prostatectomy, which is the medical term for prostate removal).  Here are some helpful tips to help you plan ahead so you’re ready. Products to have on hand before surgery for prostate cancer Get at least one pair of pants that has snaps or …

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Support your man with prostate cancer – Little things count

“How can I support my man?” is a common question from wives and partners who are coping with prostate cancer.  Here are some tips to help. Before choosing treatment It may help if you are the designated “information searcher” for your loved one. While you are both under a great deal of stress, it may …

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Sex after prostate cancer treatment – Preparing for your first time

Having sex after prostate cancer treatment can be challenging for a variety of reasons (especially your first time), both physical and psychological. If your loved one has had surgery for prostate cancer, and impotence is a problem, sexual recovery generally occurs slowly over time.  It can even take several years. Here are some tips that …

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