Side effects and symptoms

Find out more about different symptoms and side effects and how you can cope with them.

  • Hormonal symptoms

    Prostate cancer is often treated with hormonal therapies. These treatments can cause side effects, which are usually described as hormonal symptoms.

  • Fertility

    Cancer can affect fertility in men. Support and treatment is available.

  • Tiredness (fatigue)

    The term often used for extreme tiredness is fatigue. Look at our information on managing tiredness through relaxation and other techniques.

  • Eating problems

    Cancer and its treatment can cause problems with eating including sickness, appetite loss and a sore mouth. Find ways to deal with them.

  • Cancer treatment and your heart

    Cancer treatment may affect your heart health. Find out how your team plan treatment and monitor heart health before, during and after treatment