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What to ask your doctor about chemotherapy for prostate cancer

Men and women discussing prostate cancer

Some questions you may want to ask your doctor

  • Would chemotherapy be helpful for me?
  • What is the aim of the treatment?
  • What other choices of treatment are there?
  • How long is a course of chemotherapy?
  • How often will I have to come to the hospital?
  • Is there anything I can do to prepare for the treatment?
  • What are the short and long term side effects?
  • How long will they last?
  • Is there a number I can call if I'm worried at any time?


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Updated: 25 February 2014