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About Side Effects

  1. Dealing with Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction is when a man is not able to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for his sexual needs. It's often a side effect of the treatments for prostate cancer. Some men have chronic, complete erectile dysfunction, called impotence. Others have partial or brief erections.

  2. Do What You Can to Ease Side Effects of Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer
  3. Fatigue: Management

    Fatigue can come and go or stay constant for a while. Fatigue from chemotherapy tends to occur a few days after the treatment, peaks, and then gets better before the next treatment. Fatigue from radiation may not happen right away.

  4. For Family Members Coping with Prostate Cancer

    What can you do to help the man in your life with prostate cancer? Keep the lines of communication open.

  5. General Nutrition Guidelines During Cancer Treatment

    You may have difficulty eating or lose your appetite during cancer treatment. Try eating small, frequent meals instead of three large ones. To improve your appetite, don't drink beverages with your meals.

  6. Osteoporosis in Men with Cancer
  7. Psychosocial Factors

    When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, it's normal for him to feel scared, angry, or depressed.

  8. Tell Your Healthcare Team How You Feel During Treatment for Prostate Cancer