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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About ED

    I had the unfortunate experience of being diagnosed with PC just a month after my wife (of 31 years) asked me for a divorce. We had sex issues, but...

    Started by Race, 08-11-2013 06:57 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About External Beam Radiation Treatments

    Hi everyone, The new sticky regarding what people should know & ask about prior to undergoing surgery for prostate cancer will hopefully help new...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 07-24-2013 08:11 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About Da Vinci surgery

    This is dedicated to our future Da Vinci friends (Such as Ralph P)... In no particular order, most of this stuff was probably mentioned or I read...

    Started by ddayglo, 07-21-2013 11:18 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About HT

    Probably a good idea to have a sticky on HT since we have them on other treatments. I looked to see if there was an old HT sticky from the past (I...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 07-20-2014 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-09-2014 07:38 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About About Prostate Biopsy

    Did not find a post about "What I Wish I Knew About Prostate Biopsies" before I had one. If there is one, can anyone direct me to it. If not, would...

    Started by glr3, 04-10-2014 02:13 PM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About Active Surveillance

    Ddayglo had a great idea and suggested that I add this to the stickies. Since we're currently listing important things to know before various...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 08-07-2013 04:47 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About Brachy Therapy

    Hi everyone, The new sticky regarding what people should know & ask about prior to undergoing surgery for prostate cancer will hopefully help new...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 07-24-2013 08:09 AM
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    07-30-2013 05:29 AM Go to last post
  1. Decisions Decisions DaVinci Prostatectomy versus External Beam Radiation????

    After talking with the Urologist/ Surgeon and reading the Walsh book and all of the online info I was convinced that surgery was the answer. My...

    Started by bobkeenan, 09-18-2014 10:25 PM
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  2. aged 44. 0.50 psa, Enlarged Prostate, bone pain

    Hi Im new to this site but have spent last night reading these threads and am thankful that there are so many caring and smart people on here. I...

    Started by york70, 09-03-2014 09:42 AM
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  3. Less than a week since surgery

    I just thought I'd check in from Ireland. I come here because, though there is a Health Service Executive (HSE)-sponsored forum for people with...

    Started by Lawr, Yesterday 06:09 PM
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  4. Family in crisis

    Hello all. Sorry for the dramatic threat headline...but it is how we feel. We just recently learned that my father who is 62 years old, has PC. When...

    Started by StarsFan33, 07-10-2014 06:49 PM
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  5. First Post

    Hello, First post here. I've found a lot of good information on this site. I'm 43 and I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer a few months ago....

    Started by paul71, 09-03-2014 07:08 PM
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    09-19-2014 11:59 PM Go to last post
  6. Prostate Questions

    My name is Steve. I am 58 and had an abnormal DRE, along with an elevated PSA of 3.3. The Urologist told me to get two more PSA's between now and the...

    Started by trinity3, 09-18-2014 07:54 PM
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    09-19-2014 11:51 PM Go to last post
  7. Had CT Scan done this morning. Now we wait.

    Just had my CT scan done. Let's hope the reading is good. I will be visiting my ero next week on the 23rd.

    Started by lzicc, 09-19-2014 12:51 PM
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    09-19-2014 11:40 PM Go to last post
  8. Newly Diagnosed

    Fisrt post and I don't know what I am doing. Found out yesterday and have a follow up/2nd opinion on Friday. Thought I was too young for this -...

    Started by jnight72, 02-11-2014 09:11 PM
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  9. negligible rise in psa post surgery

    Age 59. feb 6,2014 surgery. Davinci Robotic. Geason 3+4. Stage pT2, pN0. My 1st follow up psa March 20 <0.02; June 20, psa 0.02; September 18 psa...

    Started by nutdoc, 09-19-2014 01:00 PM
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    09-19-2014 04:17 PM Go to last post
  10. Are these margins positive or not?

    Here is the language from DH's post-op pathology report: Margins: Focally positive left posterior mid and superior pseudocapsular resection...

    Started by Mimi711, 09-07-2014 12:48 AM
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  11. How long is the actual surgery?

    Can someone tell me approximately how long the actual surgery (radical) will be? And if you could also share how many days you were in the hospital?...

    Started by mom2two, 09-11-2014 12:08 PM
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    09-18-2014 11:30 PM Go to last post
  12. International Prostate Care

    I am an American (66 years young) living in Germany. In 2002 after some long nose bleeding I was diagnosed with an Extramedullary plasmacytoma in my...

    Started by XJC3, 03-09-2010 01:31 PM
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    09-18-2014 10:46 PM Go to last post
  13. Incontinence

    I had prostate surgery 8/5/14 and am struggling with incontinence. I am 66 years old. I started back to work on 9/2/14 and wear Depend underwear...

    Started by steve1948, 09-10-2014 07:23 PM
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  14. Unfortunately, I had to join this forum. :(

    First of all, I am 49 years old and my family does not have any history of prostate cancer. Over the past few months, I have been getting my PSA...

    Started by lzicc, 09-09-2014 07:36 PM
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  15. Post Biopsy Symptoms

    I had my biopsy done 2 weeks ago and never had blood in the urine after having the biopsy done. Yesterday I noticed some blood when I started to...

    Started by lzicc, 09-15-2014 03:46 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-18-2014 05:26 PM Go to last post
  16. Just feel comfort in posting here

    my dad had his bone scan last week Thursday and we haven't heard anything yet. Dr. said he would not call us for negative results only if something...

    Started by mom2two, 08-27-2014 02:48 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-18-2014 02:55 PM Go to last post
  17. New Member w/Rising PSA

    All, After several years of lurking, i have decided to join. Right now i am in PSA purgatory. After my last PSA of 6.1, urologist wants...

    Started by blinky57, 04-19-2014 11:46 PM
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    09-17-2014 06:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Interesting radio ads by Joe Torre, regarding AS

    Just in the last few days I've been hearing ads on the radio featuring Joe Torre (former Yankees coach) Years ago, he was in the news because of...

    Started by Otago, 09-16-2014 04:55 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    09-17-2014 06:16 PM Go to last post
  19. New data released "15-year survival and related data after first-line brachytherapy"

    I believe this data is fairly new and may help some of those deciding between surgery, external radiation and brachytherapy (seeds) ...

    Started by Otago, 09-16-2014 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-17-2014 05:19 AM Go to last post
  20. PSA doubling but no Cancer found

    It's been 6 years since I was diagnosed with very serious prostate cancer with a PSA of 95 and a gleasen score of 9. I had 38 radiation treatments...

    Started by KELLY41, 09-13-2014 01:25 AM
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  21. Newly diagnosed with some questions.....

    New member here, darnit. First I'd like to thank whoever maintains this wonderful site. It's been a breadth of knowledge. I especially...

    Started by tattlebaum, 09-13-2014 07:03 PM
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  22. Where are the best doctors for prostate cancer?

    I've not been diagnosed yet, but I have a feeling I will be. My sisters died of cancer. Having seen what they went through, I probably will...

    Started by dowtar, 09-11-2014 09:01 PM
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  23. Looking for advice and emotional support with new Prostate Ca diagnosis.

    Hi - 62 yr old healthy - diagnosed stage T3, Gleason score 7. Urologist says prostatectomy. I have a severe anxiety disorder - the idea of a...

    Started by mattie1, 09-06-2014 05:52 AM
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    09-16-2014 12:14 AM Go to last post
  24. still no bone scan results...

    I called the surgeon's office and spoke with the secretary (today is the first day they are open after holidays for a week). She checked for me and...

    Started by mom2two, 09-03-2014 06:08 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    09-15-2014 06:02 PM Go to last post
  25. Frequency and Urgency of Urination

    I have noticed from a few months ago when this all begin, I do urinate more often, especially at night. I also notice more of an urgency to urinate...

    Started by lzicc, 09-14-2014 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-15-2014 12:35 PM Go to last post
  26. Do Penile Implants work for you?

    I'm 4 years post-op and have zero male response. I've tried injections and the pump with no real success. Prolonged celibacy is killing me so now...

    Started by azgreywolf, 09-07-2014 07:04 PM
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    09-14-2014 03:20 AM Go to last post
  27. Smile Xtandi

    Xtandi is now FDA approved before chemo. We went to oncologist today and two weeks ago Steve was denied Xtandi. But as of yesterday it was approved...

    Started by living with Pca, 09-11-2014 05:23 PM
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    09-13-2014 03:56 AM Go to last post
  28. Cycling and prostate cancer in men over 50

    Interesting article http://newsok.com/study-says-prolonged-cycling-in-older-men-may-be-linked-to-prostate-cancer/article/feed/733081d From age...

    Started by Otago, 09-10-2014 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-12-2014 01:25 AM Go to last post
  29. Who gives the horomone shot

    Who gives the hormone treatment. Is it the urologist or the oncology doctor.

    Started by 35coupe, 09-02-2014 11:59 PM
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  30. Hi Advice please

    Hi all, Recently OH had his PSA checked which came back as 7.8, up from 2.2 4 years ago. He is only 57. This set in motion some tests, MRI and a...

    Started by webster, 09-04-2014 02:12 PM
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  31. I'm 3+4=7 Gleason score

    Just wondering what might be my best treatment. Was wanting the robotic prostatectomy, but my dime-sized lump is palpable and may need open surgery...

    Started by Teddy Yates, 09-09-2014 01:20 PM
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  32. post prostate surgery : no eraction

    I had my prostae removed on Sept. 13:04. I haven't gained eraction yet . I have used, Viagra , Cialis and even injected three times Coverjet...

    Started by m i qureshi, 07-18-2005 03:45 PM
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  33. Almost Given Up

    I had almost given up on ever achieving an erection again without the aid of Cialis, Viagra or Trimix. However over the weekend, just prior to lunch...

    Started by Bravehardon, 08-25-2014 11:04 AM
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  34. Friend could use some advice.

    A friend of the family had robotic surgery Nov/2013 at age 59. His Gleason was 7 (4+3). He recovered quickly and became continent after 2 months....

    Started by Bravehardon, 09-08-2014 08:38 PM
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  35. Just got my first bad biopsy results. Thoughts? Suggestions?

    Not sure why they did this but I could look at my MyChart this Sunday and there was my biopsy results. I got to see them before i can talk to the...

    Started by bobkeenan, 09-07-2014 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-08-2014 06:16 PM Go to last post
  36. Need help-URGENT!!!

    Please, we found out yesterday that my partner has prostatic carcinoma with metasthases in bones!!! I am extremely worried!!! Please, could U tell...

    Started by myrtha, 09-04-2014 04:10 PM
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  37. PSA rising to 0.5 after undergoing prostatectomy and radiation therapy..now what?

    Here is my story: Born 1951 2009 Gleason 3+4 and T2c Underwent prostatectomy in Sept 2009 2010 ......PSA was 0

    Started by thinders1951, 09-05-2014 11:01 PM
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    09-06-2014 07:14 PM Go to last post
  38. First Post: Please help me understand about my Dad - metastatic?

    Hello all, My Dad (67) went for a PSA test in 2010 and it came back at over 60 and he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Following a course of...

    Started by Daughter79, 09-04-2014 09:59 AM
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    09-06-2014 04:11 AM Go to last post
  39. New to this: clinical T2 prostate cancer Gleason 3+4 = 7/10 and 3+3 = 6/10

    Hello Everyone, This is my first post, after recently discovering this site. Thank you for your contributions, to what looks like a great place for...

    Started by Omegaman, 08-22-2013 02:29 AM
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    09-06-2014 02:45 AM Go to last post
  40. prostatic ca with meta- PLEASE HELP URGENT!!!

    Hello! My partner living in another state just told me to have metastatic prostatic cancer. I am interested URGENTLY to all doctors and...

    Started by myrtha, 09-05-2014 08:19 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-05-2014 07:50 PM Go to last post
  41. Spam in my pm box

    Today I received a piece of spam in my private message box. I was quite surprised, this sort of thing has never happened to me on this forum before....

    Started by Arthur Dent, 05-22-2014 01:39 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    09-05-2014 02:11 AM Go to last post
  42. photodynamic therapy - on the best way to get healthy

    Hi, I went in December for cancer prevention, because i felt a big pain when i went for pee. My father had already prostate cancer . My...

    Started by heinz52, 09-04-2014 12:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-04-2014 09:10 PM Go to last post
  43. ED Meds & Melanoma

    Just saw an add on TV for an attorney (imagine that) referring to anyone taking ed meds (Viagra, Cialis, Lavitra) and those meds may be causing...

    Started by Sarg, 08-30-2014 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 349
    09-04-2014 03:05 AM Go to last post
  44. Prostate Cancer Recovery

    I am 53 and had radical prostate surgery 10 weeks ago. The doctors did a 10 week PSA and it came back .05 now they want me to see an oncologist...

    Started by Revloren, 09-02-2014 06:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-04-2014 02:41 AM Go to last post
  45. Asymptomatic Inflammatory Prostatitis

    Hello, everybody. As some of you know, my urologist called and told me that I have Asymptomatic Inflammatory Prostatitis. He said that type of...

    Started by Arthro92, 09-02-2014 02:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-03-2014 11:52 PM Go to last post
  46. Post Surgery PSA

    Got my first post surgery PSA it is a 0.04 which I am told that means there are still some microscopic cancer cells still present. I see an...

    Started by Revloren, 09-03-2014 04:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-03-2014 11:06 PM Go to last post
  47. "Lymph node" is all adipose, so NO sampling done on left side?!?

    Hi all. As soon as we get back to our more normal routines, I plan to write a post about DH's robotic RP which was last week. For now, I have a...

    Started by Mimi711, 08-29-2014 12:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-03-2014 04:27 PM Go to last post
  48. What I learned about LEG PAIN after months of Hormone Therapy

    What I learned about LEG PAIN after months of Hormone Therapy this past week at my 6 Month Checkup. My PSA was 20.9, Gleason 7 and the split was...

    Started by Friendly, 05-31-2014 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    09-01-2014 05:45 PM Go to last post
  49. Whaaaa hoooo!

    I suppose the title says it all. My post surgery PSA test on August 4th, 27 days post surgery was .02. I'm really happy about that! The doctor...

    Started by Webheadfred, 08-18-2014 04:52 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 555
    09-01-2014 02:04 PM Go to last post
  50. New Here - urologist wants to do biopsy

    I'm new here and don't know much about prostate cancer. Can you guys let me know if this is a reasonable course of action, or should I be asking...

    Started by FredM, 08-27-2014 03:46 AM
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    09-01-2014 11:48 AM Go to last post

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