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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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  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
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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
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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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  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. 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
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  2. "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
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  3. 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
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  4. 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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  5. Previous abdominal surgery and need to have prostate out

    So my husband had a positive biopsy for prostate cancer 4+3=7 and 3+3=6 and is considering having his prostate removed. We live in a mid sized town...

    Started by Deb 27, 08-30-2014 08:30 PM
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    08-31-2014 11:44 PM Go to last post
  6. Dad diagnosed stage 4, refusing treatment

    Hello, My dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer about a year ago. He had a radical prostatectomy but it had spread outside of the prostate....

    Started by Katyana08, 08-29-2014 04:26 AM
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    08-31-2014 09:01 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
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    08-31-2014 01:49 AM Go to last post
  8. Any new signals, about Viagra?

    Contemplating, Viagra. I'm on so many chemicals now, I take pause. Stage 4, with prostate, 65, gleason @8...but have had sporadic erections. Ten...

    Started by goldmind, 08-29-2014 01:14 AM
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    08-29-2014 08:11 PM Go to last post
  9. The Results of My Biopsy

    My urologist called me today. I DO NOT HAVE PROSTATE CANCER!!!!!!!! He says what I have is asymptomatic prostatitis. My uro believes that is the...

    Started by Arthro92, 08-25-2014 10:15 PM
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    08-29-2014 12:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Zytiga Side Effects

    I have started Zytiga twice now and have had to lay off the pills for a while because I get really sick and can not eat and throw up daily. Anyone...

    Started by erickpaul, 08-28-2014 09:23 PM
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  13. 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
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    08-28-2014 12:59 AM Go to last post
  14. Should I start chemo?

    Hi everyone, this my first post and I want your opinion. When would you start chemo? My new psa 74, 2009 intial was 311. In april first bone mets...

    Started by living with Pca, 08-22-2014 04:25 PM
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    08-27-2014 12:51 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
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    08-26-2014 01:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Here is one for you to digest

    I am 61 years old and my PSA has risen steadily for as long as I can remember. When I see other members speak of an elevated PSA of 4-5, I try to...

    Started by silver trooper, 08-25-2014 01:28 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-26-2014 01:44 AM Go to last post
  17. How long is too long?

    I went into my GP seven years ago, when I turned fifty, and asked for a full check up, including for prostate cancer. Between blood tests, more than...

    Started by Lawr, 08-22-2014 05:51 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-24-2014 05:41 PM Go to last post
  18. 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: 9
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    08-23-2014 11:12 PM Go to last post
  19. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month


    Started by ddayglo, 08-23-2014 11:08 PM
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  20. PSA Anxiety

    Decided to have a routine check-up since I had not had one since I retired from the military in 2006. Well my numbers were out of whack, low...

    Started by Boaz, 08-23-2014 01:59 AM
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    08-23-2014 08:32 PM Go to last post
  21. 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, 08-21-2014 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-22-2014 08:53 PM Go to last post
  22. HDR Monotherapy - anybody with some experience with this treatment?

    I was diagnosed in 12/1/10 with PC, Gleason 3 + 3 = 6, PSA 2.75, T2a, 2 of 12 cores, 10% volume.:( Being a voracious reader, I, of course, read...

    Started by SiliconVgolfer, 03-10-2011 01:12 AM
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  23. 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
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    08-22-2014 05:19 PM Go to last post
  24. 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, 08-21-2014 07:39 PM
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    08-21-2014 10:04 PM Go to last post
  25. 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, 08-21-2014 07:51 AM
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  26. 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
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    08-20-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  27. 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
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  28. 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
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    08-19-2014 07:27 AM Go to last post
  29. 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
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  30. 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
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  31. 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
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  32. 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
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  33. 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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  34. 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
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  35. 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
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  36. 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
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  37. 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
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  38. 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
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  39. 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
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    08-16-2014 04:52 PM Go to last post
  40. 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
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  41. 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
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    08-15-2014 04:02 PM Go to last post
  42. 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
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    08-15-2014 02:13 PM Go to last post
  43. 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
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    08-15-2014 09:27 AM Go to last post
  44. 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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  45. 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
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    08-15-2014 12:19 AM Go to last post
  46. 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
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  47. 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
  48. 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
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    08-13-2014 08:25 AM Go to last post
  49. 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
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    08-13-2014 02:13 AM Go to last post
  50. 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
    • Views: 534
    08-12-2014 06:25 PM Go to last post

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