You may find it helpful to ask the following questions:
Could you write down my exact type of prostate cancer?
May I have a copy of my pathology report?
If I wish to have another pathologist look at my prostate biopsy, how do I get the slides?
What is the clinical stage and Gleason score of this cancer?
What treatment option do you recommend?
Watchful waiting (Why would you recommend this option for me in particular?)
Surgery (What type, can the nerves be spared, and how often do you do this procedure?)
Radiation (What type do you use, and what can be done to minimize side effects?)
What are the short- and long-term side effects of this particular treatment?
What are my chances of:
Having other urine or bowel problems
What are the chances of the cancer coming back if I have this treatment?
What is the expected survival rate?