penis, hot flashes, breast tenderness and gynecomastia, osteoporosis, anemia, increased cholesterol, depression, decreased muscle mass, fatigue, weight gain, and decreased mental sharpness (Arcangelo, Peterson, Wilbur, & Reinhold, 2017). Long term effects could include thesame symptoms if treatment is prolonged and side effects are left untreated and unmanaged. The greatest aid in management of prostate cancer is preventative medicine. Proper screenings for at-risk patient populations are a major beneficiary for the treatment of prostate cancer. The potential to manage prostate cancer in the earlier stages is much easier and less involved as if it had spread or reached further stages of cancer development. Proper discovery, management, and treatment ensures for better outcomes.References
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