What kinds of questions should someone concerned about prostate cancer ask his doctor?

[Found at Mass.gov - The Official Web Site of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts] If you don't fully understand what the doctor is saying, ask him or her to explain further. Many men find it helpful to write down their questions ahead of time. Below is a list of some common questions that men have. You may have others. Jot them down as you think of them and take the list with you when you see your doctor. What is causing my prostate symptoms? Are they a sign of cancer? What tests do you recommend? Why? If I don't have cancer, what can I do about my symptoms? What if they get worse? If I do have prostate cancer, where can I get information about my treatment options?