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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 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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  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 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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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    01-20-2015 07:33 AM Go to last post
  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. 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, Yesterday 01:19 AM
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  2. 12 Hours to go....

    Hi all, just took the energy drink which will be my last meal before surgery tomorrow and also took the Klexane-shot in my bellyfat. Luckily I had a...

    Started by Wilde, 01-06-2015 07:58 PM
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  3. Amazing sex after radiation therapy... Am I the only one???

    I searched the internet, but didn't find much about sex getting BETTER, after prostate cancer treatment...

    Started by Radio Active, Today 03:29 AM
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  4. Results are back. Gleason 9.

    Devastated and reeling.

    Started by goodlife307, Yesterday 03:19 PM
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  5. New... father just been diagnosed

    Hello everyone, We have just found out that my father has prostate cancer. Very shocking and frightening as you well know. He has had MRI scans...

    Started by Kathy77, 03-08-2015 08:49 PM
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  6. Bondil for ED?

    I was today prescribed a urethral stick (Swedish/English translation) for ED. It seems to be a small capsule of alprostadil that are placed in the...

    Started by Wilde, Yesterday 06:52 PM
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  7. Two weeks after surgery - are these complaints normal at this stage?

    I had my surgery 16 days ago, and the catheter removed 7 days ago. I am just wondering, for each of the issues I am now having (which are listed...

    Started by Logic1, Yesterday 12:52 AM
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  8. Starting Lupron

    Starting Lupron in 2 weeks. Will be on it 2 to 3 years. Radiation this summer. Not looking forward to the Lupron. How bad is the fatigue? Tom

    Started by goatts, Yesterday 06:36 PM
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  9. Enema: Yes? No? Maybe?

    I had my first biopsy a year ago, and was asked to do a double enema the morning of. During the biopsy, the doc mentioned that he saw the effect of...

    Started by dshinnick, 03-25-2015 01:23 AM
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  10. How Do You Feel After Surgery

    Question for the surgery guys. How did or do you feel 2-3 months past RALP.Aside from feeling fine, do you feel like everything is "the same down...

    Started by Pratoman, 03-22-2015 06:43 PM
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  11. How long off work?

    Hi all Well about a week before Da vinci surgery. A bit nervous but coming to grips. Can anyone give an approximation of how long I should expect...

    Started by hopper, 03-24-2015 03:30 AM
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    03-25-2015 09:28 PM Go to last post
  12. How many of you had calcification?

    Husband had his first biopsy today. The urologist noted that he could see a fair amount of calcification on the ultra sound. And he also noted that...

    Started by goodlife307, 03-23-2015 11:53 PM
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  13. My experience

    My experience happened quickly. I went for my yearly physical in August of 2014 i am 55 and was told that even though it was low 3.29 my PSA went up...

    Started by copper7675, 03-23-2015 12:50 AM
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    03-24-2015 04:41 PM Go to last post
  14. 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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    03-24-2015 12:13 AM Go to last post
  15. Official HIFU thread

    Dear Members, Use this thread for all further HIFU related discussion. Please be considerate of others' thoughts and opinions, and respectful of...

    Started by gdudak, 09-09-2009 04:19 PM
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    03-23-2015 11:05 PM Go to last post
  16. 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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    03-23-2015 08:47 PM Go to last post
  17. Did husband's doctor make a big mistake?

    A year and a half ago my then 57 year old husband (now 59) went to his urologist to get some ED meds. During that visit the doc did a DRE and noted...

    Started by goodlife307, 03-17-2015 09:17 PM
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    03-23-2015 06:22 PM Go to last post
  18. MP-MRI-US Fusion Targeted Biopsy

    PSA 3 Aug, 2009, has risen consistently since to 17.8. DRE normal, 2 prior TRUS biopsies negative, 57 yr old, asymptomatic. Univ of Mich "MI...

    Started by gppr100rs, 03-23-2015 04:54 PM
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    03-23-2015 06:18 PM Go to last post
  19. Oh, blah...

    Diagnosed about a year ago, G6, 5% of one core. PSA 5.4. Bone scan negative. Six months later, PSA of 5.6. Doc said it was an insignificant...

    Started by dshinnick, 03-20-2015 02:09 PM
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    03-23-2015 05:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Seeking Opinions -> PSA Changes After RALP

    I had RALP last April (details in sig), but PSA began to rise after surgery. CT and bone scans clean, no evidence of metastasis. Currently scheduled...

    Started by regress, 03-20-2015 01:19 AM
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  21. 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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  22. Unhappy My father just got diagnosed, Dallas/FTW area

    My brother has been diagnosed with prostate cancer two days ago after his biopsy results came back. Left Lateral Mid: Prostatic adenocarcinoma,...

    Started by andreag08, 03-20-2015 03:50 AM
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    03-21-2015 02:13 PM Go to last post
  23. Hello Everyone

    Hi All, I haven't posted here in a while. But, I have been checking in every so often to see how everyone is doing. I hope all you guys are doing...

    Started by MartyAtx, 03-20-2015 10:44 PM
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    03-21-2015 01:45 PM Go to last post
  24. Club Membership

    The background info... In Nov of 2012 first PSA at age 50 8.46 Dec 2012 Neg biopsy Neg DRE May 2013 PSA 9.92 Neg DRE June 2012 Neg biopsy Aug...

    Started by SCpen, 03-06-2015 07:52 PM
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    03-21-2015 04:27 AM Go to last post
  25. Gold seed marker for radiotherapy?

    Hi, Has anybody here had this? http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/resources/patient-information/cancer/radiotherapy/gold-seed-marker-insertion.pdf...

    Started by Kathy77, 03-20-2015 06:12 PM
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  26. 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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    03-21-2015 02:01 AM Go to last post
  27. Question about Adjuvant Radiation

    Still awaiting the results of my pathology report from getting RALP'd back in late January. The good news is my PSA this week was undetectable, but...

    Started by stuntmole, 03-20-2015 01:07 PM
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    03-21-2015 01:54 AM Go to last post
  28. Sustained relatively high PSA confirming next steps

    I've modified my signature now, but it's based on memory. Will try to confirm these facts. I'm 55 now, with an elevated PSA of about 6.5. It...

    Started by Lowlightsolutions, 12-26-2014 10:10 PM
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    03-20-2015 07:09 PM Go to last post
  29. 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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    03-20-2015 06:24 PM Go to last post
  30. The old Johnson has been farting today...

    I finished the second round of my cancer treatments this morning, and had 81 radioactive seeds implanted in my tumor. My first piss at the...

    Started by Radio Active, 03-20-2015 05:02 AM
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    03-20-2015 09:07 AM Go to last post
  31. Some confusion about post-surgery pathology report

    I had my surgery last week, and had what the doc called a very good path report. But now that I have a copy of the actual report, I have a question....

    Started by Logic1, 03-19-2015 01:28 PM
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  32. Oncologist recommendation? Who to see? UK

    Is there anybody on the forum that lives in the Merseyside/Manchester area? I hear many recommendations for highly rated oncologists in the USA...

    Started by Kathy77, 03-18-2015 08:08 PM
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  33. Liftoff!

    Tomorrow will be seven weeks since my surgery, and on Wednesday I'll get my first post-op PSA. I wasn't really nervous till this past weekend, but...

    Started by stuntmole, 03-16-2015 07:13 PM
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  34. Longevity of Radiation Treatment

    I know many oncologists want to wait about 90 days after the last treatment before doing a PSA, however I was wondering if anyone knew how long...

    Started by Bravehardon, 03-18-2015 03:17 PM
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    03-20-2015 12:00 AM Go to last post
  35. I'm Confused by Han and Partin Table Stats

    Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone could enlighten me on how to understand what I think are odd stats that I read on the Johns Hopkins website. I may...

    Started by pjr, 03-18-2015 03:30 PM
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    03-19-2015 11:38 AM Go to last post
  36. Mets to lymph nodes

    Just had bone scan and MRI on Friday. If these show clear will doctor still order CT scan or lymph node biopsy? How does that usually work? ...

    Started by goatts, 03-16-2015 12:31 AM
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    03-18-2015 05:08 AM Go to last post
  37. Flomax

    Isn't Flomax only for when the prostate was enlarged, so you can pee? Why would you need it after the prostate has been radiated and shrunk? Or can...

    Started by WifeinWorry, 03-11-2015 11:14 PM
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    03-18-2015 04:44 AM Go to last post
  38. Bone scan results

    Bone scan came back clean. MRI shows tumor confined to prostate. Prayer answered.

    Started by goatts, 03-17-2015 06:22 PM
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    03-18-2015 04:30 AM Go to last post
  39. Radiation recovery time

    How long does it take to recover from one radiation treatment. How long before you can go back to work? Thanks Tom

    Started by goatts, 03-17-2015 06:23 PM
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    03-18-2015 12:35 AM Go to last post
  40. Sudden Blood in Urine Post-Surgery

    My husband had DaVinci surgery on 1/29 and had almost no blood in his urine, except the first night post-surgery. He's been feeling so good, that...

    Started by northrancher, 02-18-2015 04:07 PM
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  41. Thoughts on stopping HT and doing AS

    rising psa after Da Vinci in Feb 2014, HT started 6-12, 6 month shot of Eligard. finished 39 SRTs 10-3-2014. 12-1 psa <0.05 and 3-3-2015 psa <0.05 as...

    Started by white08gt, 03-12-2015 01:08 AM
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    03-17-2015 04:55 PM Go to last post
  42. MD Anderson (multi site) Trial for late stage PC

    While I've often heard others mentioning "debulking" the main tumor site even though the PC as escaped and is growing else were, even if it sounds...

    Started by GeorgeS, 03-07-2015 01:34 PM
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    03-16-2015 11:18 PM Go to last post
  43. Surgery if cancer has metastasized

    What do you guys know about removing prostate if cancer has metastasized? Does it result in longer life? Thanks Tom

    Started by goatts, 03-09-2015 05:49 PM
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    03-16-2015 05:35 AM Go to last post
  44. Higher-grade Gleasons at Apex

    Hello Again All, I just can't seem to stop reading and reading, so here I am asking for your thoughts again... So my husband has 8/20 positives...

    Started by pjr, 03-15-2015 07:10 PM
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    03-16-2015 01:19 AM Go to last post
  45. 4 Days till surgery - any advice?

    My robotic surgery will be in 4 days. I had been doing pretty well up till now in terms of keeping busy, and not letting myself get too stressed...

    Started by Logic1, 03-05-2015 03:02 PM
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  46. Continent immediately following catheter removal... perplexed.

    Is this too good to be true? I was expecting a small flood and major dribbling... but so far I am totally continent. Can hold it...feel it coming...

    Started by jefft, 03-15-2015 04:56 PM
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    03-16-2015 12:09 AM Go to last post
  47. High Gleason scores

    Do we know the average statistic for survival with patients with a gleason score 9 or higher?

    Started by WifeinWorry, 03-10-2015 01:28 AM
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    03-15-2015 10:39 PM Go to last post
  48. Questions about Traveling for Treatment and Getting Local Care

    Hi All, My partner was DX this week, and we we're investigating all options. My question for folks is how they handled traveling for treatment but...

    Started by pjr, 03-14-2015 01:25 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-15-2015 08:40 PM Go to last post
  49. I'm Coping with Post-Surgery Changes

    I am a 52 year old, white male. Currently 5'-10, 212 lbs. in good muscular body shape. I Broke my back in car accident when I was 23 causing a...

    Started by FrankP, 03-08-2015 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    03-15-2015 07:33 PM Go to last post
  50. How Can Uro Know I'm Only Stage 2?

    This is my first post and like most others, I have a lot of questions about being newly diagnosed with Stage 2 Prostate Cancer. My questions is...

    Started by Easco, 12-26-2014 09:29 PM
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    03-15-2015 06:28 PM Go to last post

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