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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 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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    08-15-2014 12:21 AM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. 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
    • Replies: 18
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    08-06-2014 03:56 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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  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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    07-13-2014 02:32 PM Go to last post
  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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,365
    07-30-2013 05:29 AM Go to last post
  1. Johns Hopkins on Kegel Exercises

    Hi all, Here is a copy-paste of an article I received from the Johns Hopkins Health Alert newsletter and the value of Kegel exercises. Chuck...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, Yesterday 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 127
    Today 12:03 AM Go to last post
  2. Dad had bone scan today...

    of course we won't know the results immediately....I don't really have a question...guess I just came here for support. Just being at the hospital...

    Started by mom2two, Yesterday 07:39 PM
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    Yesterday 10:04 PM Go to last post
  3. Cool Gleason 3+3, Age 57

    Greetings to all! I was just diagnosed following a biopsy on July 14th, with results on July 30th. The pathology shows 1 of 10 specimens having...

    Started by Kens, 08-05-2014 03:58 PM
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  4. Leukocyte Esterase and Prostate Cancer

    Hello, everybody! I just went on to the Emory Healthcare web site and was able to see some of the results from my urinalysis, right before I had my...

    Started by Arthro92, Yesterday 07:51 AM
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  5. ejaculation and risk of prostate cancer

    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has links to definitive material(s) on this. I've heard ejaculating "at least twice per week" cuts the risk of...

    Started by Nick_M, 08-20-2014 04:09 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 154
    Yesterday 01:13 AM Go to last post
  6. Prostate Biopsy Is Today

    Hello, everybody! Today as some of you know and as it says in my signature, I am scheduled to have a biopsy on my prostate. My primary doctor had...

    Started by Arthro92, 08-19-2014 07:31 AM
    • Replies: 19
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    08-20-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  7. Second PSA test of the year for dad tomorrow at 10AM CDT

    Results to be posted after the test is complete. They have a machine on hand, so results are always ready within 20 minutes. Fully expecting it to...

    Started by JustBrandon, 08-19-2014 04:22 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-20-2014 12:53 PM Go to last post
  8. Dad had first appointment with surgeon

    He had a bunch of forms to fill out and we spoke to a dr. doing a fellowship, then finally the surgeon. He wants to do a bone scan to make sure it's...

    Started by mom2two, 08-18-2014 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    08-19-2014 08:07 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 10
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    08-19-2014 01:15 PM Go to last post
  10. Six Months After My 40th Birthday, My PSA Is 5.5

    Hello, everybody. My name is Samuel. I live in Atlanta, GA. On December 18, 2013, I celebrated my 40th birthday. On July 9th, I went in to get my...

    Started by Arthro92, 08-18-2014 04:18 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    08-19-2014 07:27 AM Go to last post
  11. Rude Uro Receptionist

    Hi all, A friend just happened to email this to me and I thought it was pretty funny. Since this is usually such a serious forum, I figured a bit...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 08-18-2014 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 207
    08-19-2014 05:32 AM Go to last post
  12. 18 years

    My husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996, PSA 44 Gleason 6. The cancer was on its way out of the seminal vertical. Radiation was the...

    Started by crablad, 08-18-2014 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-19-2014 02:42 AM Go to last post
  13. 12 months and counting...

    Tomorrow, 8-19-14, will be my 1 year anniversary. So far I'm still in the Zero Club.

    Started by Arthur Dent, 08-18-2014 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-19-2014 02:32 AM Go to last post
  14. Just Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

    I am 52 and was just diagnosed yesterday with prostate cancer after a biopsy I had last week returned positive results. They are as follows: 12...

    Started by ddl123161, 08-14-2014 02:34 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-19-2014 02:17 AM Go to last post
  15. Brachy or Open Surgery? My Dilemma

    Hi I'm Tom 60yo been dealing with PC for 3 years...first 2 were only 1 tumor 10% Gleason 6, urologist said watch it no need for treatment. Next year...

    Started by tbird71, 08-13-2014 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    08-18-2014 07:50 PM Go to last post
  16. hi, question from the g/f of a newly diagnosed prostate cancer man

    Hi, my boyfriend was just recently diagnosed. He's going for his first surgery consultation on friday. I realise this is an extremely personal thing...

    Started by Hopefull4TheFuture, 08-13-2014 01:13 AM
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    08-18-2014 02:32 AM Go to last post
  17. masturbation after surgery

    I urine eject after masturbation, ejecting stronger than seman used to. does anyone else have this happening?

    Started by usmcr, 08-15-2014 12:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-18-2014 12:10 AM Go to last post
  18. Post-surgery PSA tests: ultra-sensitive or regular?

    I believe DH's surgeon is recommending that he have ultra-sensitive PSA tests after surgery. But I thought I read that Dr. Walsh says NOT to do...

    Started by Mimi711, 08-15-2014 08:17 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-17-2014 03:37 PM Go to last post
  19. 2nd Opinion on Biopsy

    What are peoples thought on getting a second reading of my biopsies by another lab? With my results what they are, I'm not sure even if it came back...

    Started by ddl123161, 08-15-2014 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-17-2014 03:33 PM Go to last post
  20. Telling employees at work

    I am the owner of a small business here in this small town that I live in. I was wondering if anyone has any insight or experience with in...

    Started by ddl123161, 08-15-2014 12:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-17-2014 03:31 PM Go to last post
  21. Interesting article/interview on the history of the PSA test

    Take a look at this interview. Also read the varying comments at the end. Several from doctors. You might also listen to the entire interview...

    Started by Otago, 08-09-2014 05:29 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 486
    08-17-2014 02:11 AM Go to last post
  22. First time posting

    I wanted to say hello, as well as thank you for being here. It has been almost a year since my surgery and it seems I am on track, for lack of a...

    Started by safford100, 08-15-2014 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-16-2014 04:52 PM Go to last post
  23. Leak when I hug

    I'm 14 months post surgery (June 04, 2013) and back to normal workouts lifting and running without leaks. However, I can't hug my wife without...

    Started by Strongce, 08-12-2014 11:40 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-15-2014 08:15 PM Go to last post
  24. What questions to ask surgeon at first appointment?

    Hi everyone, Monday is finally the day my dad has his first appointment with the surgeon he was referred to. I have researched him and he is...

    Started by mom2two, 08-15-2014 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 152
    08-15-2014 04:02 PM Go to last post
  25. Concerned 41 yr old PSA 2

    This is my first post, and I want to say that from what I've read you guys are an incredible resource so thank you. I'm a hypochondriac so it's been...

    Started by Mario361, 08-13-2014 08:55 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 357
    08-15-2014 02:13 PM Go to last post
  26. Need help for bad groin pain after prostate surgery

    I had davinci prostate surgery Feb 17, which basically cured me of prostate cancer. My PSA is now zero. I was doing great two months after surgery,...

    Started by dannydee, 05-24-2010 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-15-2014 09:27 AM Go to last post
  27. Where to buy affordable Viagra?

    Hi: I'm new here, I just had my prostate removed. And found out that even though the viagra is prescribed by my dr. for medicinal purposes (i.e....

    Started by Just40, 01-21-2009 03:34 AM
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    08-15-2014 12:24 AM Go to last post
  28. 1st Post Surgical PSA

    I had my first post surgical PSA done today it was <0.05 Would that be considered undetectable? I noticed some members write undetectable <0.1...

    Started by Ralph113, 08-14-2014 09:41 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-15-2014 12:19 AM Go to last post
  29. hernia at incision site

    I have random tangs of pain in the or near the cut areas. I assumed it was nerve regrowth or scar tissue. I workout pretty hard and thought it was...

    Started by gsteve, 08-07-2014 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-15-2014 12:09 AM Go to last post
  30. Confusing terminology

    Hello. Beginning this journey seven years ago, I am only recently diagnosed with prostate cancer last month, just after turning 57 years of age. I...

    Started by Lawr, 08-13-2014 08:29 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    08-14-2014 06:32 PM Go to last post
  31. Robotic Surgery by experienced surgeon

    Final Gleason 3+5=8-I've heard better news-Stage T2C-Positive Margin in Bladder Neck-PSA after 2 mos. = 0.01-done by VA-don't know if that meant < or...

    Started by Winorygun, 08-12-2014 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-13-2014 08:25 AM Go to last post
  32. PCA3 High ????

    I am 64. Over the past 5 years my PSA has increased from 3.75 to 5.75, digital exams show my prostate as smooth and not large. No Family history. I...

    Started by bobkeenan, 08-12-2014 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-13-2014 02:13 AM Go to last post
  33. Hello

    I'm Robert, and was diagnosed with stage four prostate cancer just about two months ago. Appears, I'm in the right place for ventilating and getting...

    Started by goldmind, 08-10-2014 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-12-2014 06:25 PM Go to last post
  34. Robotic Prostate Surgery

    I had Robotic Prostate surgery 12 weeks ago. During my morning bowel movement I have had a slght amount of blood when I pushed. It is a light pink...

    Started by El Dorado, 07-25-2014 12:21 PM
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    08-12-2014 05:26 AM Go to last post
  35. stage IV diagnosis 33 months ago!

    my husband was 46 yrs old when he was diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer spread to bones and lymph nodes with a PSA of 987! Yes, 987!!! he is...

    Started by Hope13, 02-18-2014 04:02 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    08-11-2014 05:34 PM Go to last post
  36. Confuzed

    Hello and greetings to all. This is my story. I went to see my family physician on May 23, 2014 for a routine check-up. Every three months I get my...

    Started by Nicnic, 08-07-2014 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    08-11-2014 01:13 PM Go to last post
  37. Low 1.7 PSA with 1.1 cm lesion

    Hello everyone. I've been lurking for a couple weeks (had trouble registering) and want to thank everyone (especially Highlander) for all their...

    Started by Mimi711, 08-10-2014 07:00 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-11-2014 03:58 AM Go to last post
  38. Lymph Node Metastasis

    Hello, My husband recently had Robotic surgery and his pathology report came back with Negative margins, Gleason 3+4,pT2c. He also had 2 of 9...

    Started by valerie rhyner, 06-20-2014 06:49 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    08-09-2014 02:15 AM Go to last post
  39. Just Diagnosed.........

    Hello all, I was told on Monday 6/02/14, that I have Prostate cancer. I stumbled onto this great forum just after I had my biopsy last week. I have...

    Started by Barry A, 06-07-2014 03:25 PM
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  40. The in words.... impotence and incontinince .... and insurance....

    Hubby had DaVinci on April 30.... He is doing very well... The cancer was a gleason 3, 3 nearing bad areas.... He still gets tired, he still...

    Started by d5holmes, 08-08-2014 12:00 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 351
    08-08-2014 08:11 PM Go to last post
  41. Hope for men suffering Hot Flashes after starting HT

    DR. Gary Elkins PHD at the Baylor University Research Center found in his initial study, that hypnosis brought about a 75% reduction in the amount...

    Started by Bravehardon, 07-13-2014 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-08-2014 07:10 PM Go to last post
  42. Solutions to Incontinence

    Hello everyone, As I posted this week I received a good 5 month PSA. However I still have a lot of trouble with incontinence, especially when...

    Started by Jebstart, 08-03-2014 06:24 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-08-2014 06:57 PM Go to last post
  43. Radiotherapy or hormone therapy at age 78

    My uncle was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer Gleason 6 (3+3) 10% of 2 tissue cores out of 7. Psa 32 He is 78 dr suggesting to try hormone...

    Started by Angelmum, 06-18-2014 12:13 AM
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    08-08-2014 04:16 PM Go to last post
  44. Question What effects will a rattle snake bite have on prostate cancer?

    Yes I was hit in the upper thigh by a Mojave Green Snake on Mon. 4th 2014. I was able to get treated within about an hour and a half. It hurt like...

    Started by LIBMRDUCKS, 08-08-2014 05:07 AM
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    08-08-2014 12:44 PM Go to last post
  45. First post

    Hello all! I just recently found this forum and wanted to thank all that have shared their experiences. They gave me that extra bit of information...

    Started by Jetcap, 07-31-2014 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 317
    08-07-2014 07:33 PM Go to last post
  46. testing signature

    I tried to add a signature and am testing to see if it works...

    Started by mom2two, 08-05-2014 05:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-06-2014 03:07 AM Go to last post
  47. Gleeson 9 psa 18

    Husband, 61 years ~ Biopsy gleeson 7 & 8 right side only . Left side was clear . No symptoms this was caught on routine physical .. Just had...

    Started by loves, 07-30-2014 12:15 AM
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    08-05-2014 06:09 PM Go to last post
  48. New version of prostate cancer calculator

    Just saw this story about a newer updated version of calculator for prostate cancer risk. ...

    Started by Otago, 08-04-2014 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 492
    08-04-2014 11:46 PM Go to last post
  49. Taken off of Zytiga due to Kidneys and Liver

    I became castrate resistant and was taken off casadex (in combination with Lupron) and replaced with Zytiga. After 3 weeks they told me to stop...

    Started by erickpaul, 06-16-2014 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,179
    08-04-2014 04:51 PM Go to last post
  50. solutions to ED, Leaking urine, and treatments

    I was diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer. I nearly creamed myself, but after investigation realised the following. 1. Davinci robotic surgery...

    Started by Armando1967, 08-03-2014 06:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 305
    08-03-2014 05:48 PM Go to last post

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