Side Effects of Treatment

There are a number of short and long term side effects that men can face after prostate cancer treatment. Explore these sections to learn more about the side effects and their treatment options.

 

Incontinence
 
Fatigue
Sexual Side
Effects

 

Bowel Side
Effects

 
Loss of Muscle
or Bone Mass

Mental and
Emotional Side
Effects

 


To learn more about managing treatment side effects with diet, view, download or order the 'Nutrition Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer.'


















For additional information about living with prostate cancer, view, download or order our resource 'Coping with Prostate Cancer.'














 

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PCC Spotlight
Gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer focus of research

Vancouver, September 25, 2018 – Research funded by Prostate Cancer Canada is preparing the way to improve quality of life for men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM)1 in the LGBTQ2+ community.
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Prostate Cancer Canada launches first national program in radionuclide therapy

Toronto, June 27, 2018 – Canadian researchers are leading the future of treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer in this country, with a new Prostate Cancer Canada grant funded by the Movember Foundation.
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The Finger – A tried and true method to save lives

TORONTO, CANADA (May 8, 2018) – Every day, more and more methods to detect prostate cancer are being explored, but the tried and true methods of a digital rectal examination (DRE) – where a healthcare professional inserts a gloved finger into the rectum to check for abnormalities, paired with a blood test known as the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – which you can get through your family doctor, are still the long-standing proven ways to save a life.
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