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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  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: How to List My Stats in Each of My Posts

    Howdy, Welcome to the forum. Are you wondering how to automatically list all your statistics at the bottom of each post as others do? That's a...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 03-03-2015 08:04 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Mayo Kegel Instructions

    I'm currently starting my packing for Saturday morning when my Mother & I make our annual drive to Mayo for our general physicals, and for my 3rd...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 09-25-2014 04:50 AM
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  8. 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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  9. 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. New Member Sharing Story

    Age 57 Routine Checkup. 3/6 PSA 4.95 Recheck 3/11 PSA 3.69 Referred to Urologist. Recommend Biopsy. Due to reading and family history....

    Started by JimT, Today 12:50 AM
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  2. Diagnosis.....anxiety, depression......

    What did you guys do? I am two weeks past diagnosis. Bone scan and abdominal CT scan coming up on the 22nd. I am worried sick and have no appetite....

    Started by Dogdollar, Yesterday 02:46 AM
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  3. Meeting with surgeon

    I had an appointment with Dr. Andrew Stephenson at the Cleveland Clinic yesterday to discuss my prostate surgery. I was very impressed with both the...

    Started by oshguy, 04-17-2015 07:41 PM
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  4. Treatment after prostatectomy showing lymph node metastases

    I had robotic prostatectomy in February 2015. 1 of 3 lymph nodes positive for metastases, extra capsular extension identified, Gleason 7 (4+3). My...

    Started by Stephen63, 04-14-2015 12:00 AM
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  5. Opting out of Hormone Therapy

    Hello Everyone, Been trying to find some consensive/agreement in that Cliff doesn't want to take the Hormone Therapy because of side effects. Uro...

    Started by gailannr, 04-13-2015 03:47 PM
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  6. Question Surgery or Radiation or Is waiting 6 weeks for a vaccine trail worth it?

    Hi All, So we went to NY this weekend to see Zelefsky at Sloan Kettering and Teweri at Mt. Sinai. Here was the BUMMER news. The path from MSKCC...

    Started by pjr, 04-16-2015 05:12 PM
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  7. Thyroid Cancer...possible Prostrate Cancer.

    I am a 54 year old male and have been very healthy for a good part of my life. I work out frequently and eat like a saint, well most of the time. ...

    Started by Whitney777, 03-12-2015 09:21 PM
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  8. 60 Minute Erections

    Glad I found this forum. 54, 4 months out from RP. I have a good buddy who is a surgeon so he was very helpful with the "what to expect" questions...

    Started by Tigersfan, 12-30-2014 10:41 PM
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  9. Psychology today weighs in on Cancer

    An interesting article that I found worth reading: https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201503/the-new-cancer-survivors g.

    Started by GeorgeS, Yesterday 07:28 PM
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  10. Generic Viagra in Mexico

    My wife and I took a cruise to Cozumel. She speaks Spanish, and is more familiar with Mexico, so we ventured into the tourist shops that had...

    Started by Race, Yesterday 01:13 PM
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  11. Do testicles grow with age?

    Few days ago I visited a local hospital. I saw a olg man with bog testis. They were hanging near to the half of the thigh length. I just wana...

    Started by ericjones, 04-16-2015 11:04 AM
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  12. Incontinence

    Hi everyone I am now 5 months post surgery and ave a clear blood result. My incontinence is not too bad good through the night and if i sm not...

    Started by Peterj56, Yesterday 03:52 AM
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  13. How much time did chemo buy you:

    I would like to know how much time chemo brought you? Has it been months since last chemo treatment or maybe years?

    Started by living with Pca, 04-10-2015 04:28 PM
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    04-17-2015 10:18 PM Go to last post
  14. Is this calculator accurate????

    Hi All, I've certainly looked at the Partin and Han tables, but just came across this one. http://www.prostatecalculator.org/psa-info.html ...

    Started by pjr, 04-11-2015 10:36 PM
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    04-17-2015 09:56 PM Go to last post
  15. HMS SRT Log 1 down 33 to go

    I'm following Creekrats lead by logging my adjuvant RT: BIDMC Boston added yet another Varian TrueBeam with all the options which was only...

    Started by hms03049, 04-16-2015 10:33 PM
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  16. Nomogram changed significantly. Very worried.

    Three weeks ago, shortly after my surgery, I looked up the MSKCC nomogram for post-surgery. Putting in all my information, it said 5-year chance of...

    Started by Logic1, 04-14-2015 05:10 AM
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  17. Radiation log

    As did my hero bobkeenan, I'm going to post weekly updates on my radiation experience. I'm facing 45 sessions starting Monday, March 16th and hoping...

    Started by creekrat, 03-11-2015 01:24 PM
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  18. Will pomegranate juice effect PSA test

    Will pomegranate juice give a false reading on the PSA test. In other words, if you drank a glass of juice before test, will it lower the PSA number....

    Started by 35coupe, 04-16-2015 08:53 PM
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  19. Your input needed. Do an MRI guided Biopsy or Just Biopsy if delay in getting MRI

    My PSA has been abnormally high for some few years. Recently it just jumped to a new high. The doctor immediately indicated we should do another,...

    Started by Lowlightsolutions, 04-15-2015 10:53 PM
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  20. Decision made to go with MD Anderson instead of Urologist who diagnosed.....

    Ok. So we made the decision like the subject says to go with MD Anderson instead of the Urologist that diagnosed my husband. Not sure what the...

    Started by TxMommy, 02-24-2015 11:05 PM
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  21. Just diagnosed, many questions

    Hello fellow travelers. I am 63 years old and have had many bouts of chronic prostitis since my late 20s. PSA tested was always between 2.5 and 4...

    Started by Lilguy, 02-15-2015 05:06 AM
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  22. New Member here - my story.

    Hello everyone! I'm a white male, turned 59 today. My story starts during a pre-employment physical in November of 2013. The attending doctor...

    Started by Dogdollar, 04-15-2015 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 16
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  23. New member sharing PC story and recovery

    My husband (age 62) had DaVinci surgery on May 9th, 2013. Nerves were spared. He healed quickly and without complications. Catheter came out in...

    Started by azsunshine, 08-01-2013 05:49 AM
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  24. Use of specialized scanning of biochemical failure post surgery

    An interesting article here: ...

    Started by GeorgeS, 04-15-2015 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 3
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  25. Unhappy 3 Year Post Davinci RADICAL Prostatectomy, still incontinent, ED, URODYNAMIC STUDY ?

    Hello, I had my Robotic Radical Prostatectomy back in January of 2009. I am to this day still suffering from incontinence, and ED. I saw him last...

    Started by jimmyprostate, 10-14-2011 06:02 PM
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  26. What I need to know about "node positive" (N1)

    (disclaimer: I'm in no way educated, trained or licensed to practice medicene, (or even spell it) the following is the results of much reading on the...

    Started by GeorgeS, 04-12-2015 03:59 PM
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  27. Newly diagnosed husband - ?'s to ask Doc at our first appt?

    Hi everyone, My 50 year old husband seems to have bought himself a ticket to the club. We got the call last week and have our first doc appt...

    Started by LetsDoThis, 02-04-2015 07:53 PM
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  28. Follow up with Surgeon

    Had my 3 month follow up with my Surgeon today. This was the first time I had a chance to speak/meet with him directly, since the surgery, so I got...

    Started by Pratoman, 04-10-2015 09:33 PM
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    04-15-2015 06:26 AM Go to last post
  29. New battle to commence

    Well folks, No biopsy as yet as still waiting for a date. The consultant said there's no rush on the phone, hmmm but then started to talk about...

    Started by Baz10, 04-13-2015 02:56 PM
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    04-15-2015 01:22 AM Go to last post
  30. Prostate cancer breakthrough?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3037305/Prostate-cancer-breakthrough-test-flags-aggressive-form-disease.html

    Started by shaww, 04-14-2015 03:49 AM
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    04-14-2015 05:44 PM Go to last post
  31. Crossed over into the "normal" zone...

    Last PSA test (2.69) well in to the 'normal' range. However, still getting up 3x or so a night along with constipation, sometimes stinging...

    Started by GeorgeS, 04-07-2015 02:43 AM
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  32. Unhappy What to Believe?

    Help! Posted before and got much great advice from all! Thanks in advance. Dx in Nov 2014. 4/12 cores pos. 10% PTI each. Went to Dana Farber in...

    Started by Wayno2, 04-11-2015 04:22 PM
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  33. Prostate cancer 4 1/2 years stage 4 . psa rose highest level 39 from 6 after chemo.

    Can anyone offer any suggestions on treatments. They might want to do different chemo(taxotere was used) radiated 5 times have 2 lymph mets and 4...

    Started by kennyk, 03-27-2015 06:54 PM
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  34. Partner being tested for prostate cancer.

    Hi My partner is being tested for prostate cancer, I have been doing some research (mainly on this forum). Which has proved to be very informative...

    Started by Tilly, 03-26-2015 01:19 AM
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  35. Lupron seemingly causing Fatigue, possible solutions?

    Hi all, my father is 66 and has previously been diagnosed and treated twice for prostate cancer. He has been on Lupron therapy since 2010 and also...

    Started by es11, 04-10-2015 10:44 PM
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  36. Daughters gift

    My husband started chemo and is on his 5 th cycle. Upon every appointment there has been a gift from our daughter. She has a bag with treats- lemon...

    Started by living with Pca, 04-09-2015 04:56 PM
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  37. Serious Side Effects of Davinci Robotic Surgery

    The following are my side effects of the Davinci surgery: 1. Episodes of fast heartbeat which required two trips to the emergency room. Heart...

    Started by dannydee, 06-06-2010 04:57 PM
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    04-11-2015 09:52 PM Go to last post
  38. Prostate Cancer Treatment

    After reading some of the posts where things were not going as expected, I thought I would throw in my two cents worth. First let me say that I...

    Started by Sarg, 04-11-2015 01:54 PM
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    04-11-2015 06:07 PM Go to last post
  39. Unhappy need help about prostate cancer

    my psa is between 38 to 40 11 of the 12 biopsy are cancer gleason score of 7 cancer is on both sides of prostate had a ct and bone scan didn't...

    Started by dakota08, 04-08-2015 05:40 PM
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  40. Appointment with surgeon

    Things are moving right along. My urologist has made a referral for me to the Cleveland Clinic. I pick up my records from here on Monday and meet...

    Started by oshguy, 04-11-2015 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  41. Questions on post RALP Incontinence Recovery

    Catheter removed yesterday, nine days post-op. Was able to pee into a jug and stop the flow ok. Slight leakage (dribbling) on the drive back. ...

    Started by stuntmole, 02-07-2015 02:03 PM
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  42. Scared of Meeting da Vinci

    My first post. Had biopsy, now scheduled for DaVinci surgery on Feb.2. Scares me big time! I am 62 years old. Have battled lung cancer. Now, gonna...

    Started by Hiwayjunkie, 01-26-2015 02:41 PM
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  43. Joining the club.

    Husband is 72 and previously healthy. He's being treated at MassGeneral Hospital. He had his first PSA this summer and it was in the 20's. ...

    Started by ChiliDog, 11-22-2014 04:22 AM
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  44. PSA results..

    Well... My PSA results are in for this quarter and it's good news. The Dr. says .02. I wasn't happy with the slight increase but as I know, and the...

    Started by Webheadfred, 04-10-2015 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  45. Dr. Pinto?

    Hello All, Quick question. Does anyone have any experience or opinions regarding Dr. Peter Pinto (NIH) regarding surgical expertise? Thanks in...

    Started by pjr, 04-09-2015 09:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-10-2015 03:42 PM Go to last post
  46. New to the forum

    Hi Everyone, I am posting for my husband who had a Radical Prostatectomy on March 3 2015. I am going to try to post what little information I have...

    Started by gailannr, 04-05-2015 03:36 AM
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    04-10-2015 01:21 PM Go to last post
  47. PSA results in

    <.02 3 months post surgery. Same as my 6 week PSA. Different lab (asked doc if i can use Quest so he has results at my appointment. Didn't like the...

    Started by Pratoman, 04-08-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    04-10-2015 02:27 AM Go to last post
  48. Difference Between Viagra and Revatio (Both sildenafil citrate tablets from Pfizer)

    Still trying to figure out the difference between these two. Viagra comes in 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg strengths and Revatio only comes in 20 mg...

    Started by Jphil, 04-09-2015 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-09-2015 07:11 PM Go to last post
  49. Could My Husband Have Prostate Cancer?

    Hi all just new on here n really worried my husband is 48 and has had an enlarged prostate for a while now so he gets his levels checked regularly....

    Started by Dom555, 04-08-2015 05:23 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    04-09-2015 06:33 PM Go to last post
  50. New here, wondering about "suspicious" lymph node

    Just diagnosed at 66, with PSA rising last two years to 6.7, and Gleason of 4+3=7. Biopsy a year ago was clear, so had Targeted Biopsy this time. ...

    Started by Don B, 04-07-2015 02:50 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 749
    04-09-2015 03:05 PM Go to last post

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