What is included in patient education about metastatic and advanced prostate cancer?

Updated: Dec 29, 2020
  • Author: Martha K Terris, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Family counseling for a terminally ill patient with an anticipated poor outcome is crucial to avoid any unreasonable expectations from arising. In addition, any experimental treatment modalities must be clearly outlined, with risks and potential benefits.

For patient education information, see Prostate Cancer.


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