A, B, C of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Canada's A, B, C brochures are now available.

"Answering Your Questions on Prostate Cancer," "Basics of Treatment for Prostate Cancer" and "Coping with Prostate Cancer" are now available on our website for viewing, downloading and ordering for free in English and French.

The A, B, C brochures take you through the basics of prostate cancer, treatment options and coping with the disease during and after treatment.

A Brochure: Answering Your Questions on Prostate Cancer

This brochure explains the basics of prostate cancer: what prostate cancer is, who gets prostate cancer, and how it can be diagnosed. It also provides information about tests that are used for early detection and diagnosis. It also covers tests that are used to find out what type of prostate cancer is present and how far the cancer has spread.


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B Brochure: Basics of Treatment for Prostate Cancer

This brochure provides information about different treatments for prostate cancer including what to expect and any risks and side-effects. It will also provide you with sample questions to ask your doctor when discussing different treatment options.

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C Brochure: Coping with Prostate Cancer

This brochure outlines information intended to help both you and your loved ones cope with prostate cancer. It also discusses common side effects of prostate cancer treatment, and how they may be managed or treated. Finally, different tips and considerations to keep in mind after treatment is presented.


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