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Diagnosed, now what?

What should someone newly diagnosed with prostate cancer know? What are the next steps after diagnosis?



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  1. BrianM.Green moderator says:

    If you are newly diagnosed, it may feel overwhelming as you take in all the information about treatment options, risk of potential side-effects, getting a second opinion, and thinking about who you can talk to. As well, you will most likely struggle with how you and/or your partner or family deal with this diagnosis and your emotions. Work with your healthcare team to identify your concerns and map out a treatment plan. Here are links to articles that may be most useful for newly diagnosed men:
    -Understanding test results: https://prostatecancer.net/diagnosis/understand-test/
    -Making a care plan with your healthcare team: https://prostatecancer.net/living-coping/survivorship/
    -Caregiver for newly diagnosed: https://prostatecancer.net/caregiver/newly-diagnosed/
    -Brian (ProsateCancer.net team)

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