After your treatment has finished, you’ll have regular check-ups, which will include physical examinations and mammograms. Your check-ups will be every few months at first, but eventually you may only be seen once a year. Sometimes, instead of routine appointments, men are asked to contact their specialist or nurse if there’s anything they’re worried about.
You may also need to see your specialist or GP if you’re having ongoing treatment with hormonal therapy, or if you have any treatment side effects that haven’t gone away.
Appointments are a good opportunity to talk to your specialist about any concerns you have. However, if you notice any new symptoms or are anxious about anything else between your appointments, you can contact your doctor or specialist nurse for advice. Many men find they get anxious for a while before the appointments. This is natural and it can help to get support from family, friends or one of the organisations listed on our database. You can also contact the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00.