Deciding on Your Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer treatment nowadays vary from the conservative approach to using the most advanced technologies. Here at our Spokane urology practice, we understand how it may be difficult on your end to decide which prostate cancer treatment suits you well. Here’s a quick guide to help you make such decision.

  • Take your time to weigh the pros and cons of each treatment, unless your doctor provides you with a specific time frame.
  • Seek credible information. There are tons of online sources that talk about prostate cancer treatments, including testimonials from patients. However, make sure that these sources are accurate and have credible organizations backing them up.
  • Before you visit your doctor, keep a list of questions lest you forget them during the consultation. Also, you might want to have someone accompany you — to help you listen to the doctor’s answers and make you feel supported. If possible, ask your doctor if it’s okay to tape the consultation.
  • Talk to individuals who had the same experience as yours. Figure out how they have made the decision regarding their treatment.

Finding a Spokane Valley Urologist

Dr. Rob Golden M.D. has been a leading urologist in Spokane for almost 30 years. His practice philosophy is to treat all patients with respect and compassion. Dr. Golden draws on his knowledge of both urology and complementary therapies to diagnose and treat acute and chronic urologic problems, in an environment of healing, caring, and transformation.

Contact us now for a personal consultation with Dr. Golden. Call us at (509) 921.0099 of fill out this online contact form. We look forward to your visit!

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