Help after Treatment: Managing Health Care Concerns after Prostate Cancer – Michigan Cancer Consortium
Men with prostate cancer often have troubling symptoms that continue after treatment has ended. A series of 14 guides have been developed to help men manage these symptoms that can occur following treatment. Each guide describes a symptom, gives practical tips for managing it, and indicates when further professional help is needed. All are available in English, Spanish and Arabic addressing the following concerns:
"Bowel Problems After Radiation"
"Brittle Bones From Hormone Therapy"
"Coping with Cancer Stress — Skills for Patients and Caregivers"
"Coping with Hormone Changes from Prostate Cancer Treatment"
"Dealing With Strong Feelings About Cancer"
"Fatigue — Feeling Tired or Worn Out"
"Feeling Like a Man After Prostate Cancer Treatment"
"Listening and Talking — Family Communication and Prostate Cancer"
"Losing Your Hair"
"Sexual Side Effects"
"Staying Hopeful When the Future is Uncertain"
"Support for the Spouses/Partners of Prostate Cancer Patients"
"Urine Leaks After Prostate Cancer Treatment"
"Urine Problems After Radiation"
Websites of Interest:
Prostate Cancer – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Here, you will find information about the burden of prostate cancer, early detection, and treatment.
US TOO Us TOO is a grassroots organization started by prostate cancer survivors to serve prostate cancer survivors and their spouses/partners and families it is dedicated to communicating timely and reliable information enabling informed choices regarding detection and treatment of prostate cancer.