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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sticky: What I wish I knew 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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    07-30-2014 06:59 AM Go to last post
  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 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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  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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    07-10-2014 06:01 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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  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. 1 Year Cancer Free Today

    Greetings, Today marks the one year anniversary of my DaVinci Robotic Prostatectomy. I am truly blessed to have come through the surgery with no...

    Started by Ralph P., 07-30-2014 07:37 PM
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    Today 01:51 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Replies: 18
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    Yesterday 01:35 PM Go to last post
  3. 5 Month PSA

    I got my 5 month PSA result today. <0.008. It was very good news to my wife and I. I am not where he wants me on the incontinence scale yet,...

    Started by Jebstart, 07-30-2014 09:28 PM
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  4. 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, Yesterday 12:29 AM
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    Yesterday 01:42 AM Go to last post
  5. Dad was Just Diagnosed

    My name is George and I found out yesterday that my dad has PC. He is 71 years old. I don't have all of his stats yet, but what I do have is a copy...

    Started by gdavis555, 07-30-2014 01:20 PM
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    Yesterday 01:35 AM Go to last post
  6. How bad is this?

    I know it is really bad, but is there hope for a 52-year-old male with prostate cancer which has metastised to the bones and lymph nodes with Gleason...

    Started by Sinister74, 07-29-2014 02:08 PM
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    Yesterday 01:01 AM Go to last post
  7. Swelling in one leg

    My father has prostate cancer and recently he's had swelling in one of his leg. He has a catheter and a tube on one side of his belly which, I think,...

    Started by Sinister74, 07-14-2014 10:23 AM
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    07-30-2014 02:25 AM Go to last post
  8. Tomorrow is the day...

    Well boys (and girls), My surgery is tomorrow. I'm all-in-all pretty accepting of it all. Eating Jelloģ all day today and clear liquids. I'll let...

    Started by Webheadfred, 07-08-2014 09:29 PM
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  9. 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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    07-29-2014 03:23 PM Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. Thumbs down I need some support...

    My dad recently had a positive biopsy. Today he had a CT scan....and will get those results on thurs. I am very scared and hoping for some...

    Started by mom2two, 06-30-2014 08:36 PM
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  12. Does a G6 PCa grow to G7, G8, G9 PCa

    As you can see by my signature that I was biopsied with G6, had a RALP, and a path report that confirmed the G6. Some people here seem to...

    Started by CPO2CWO, 07-22-2014 10:39 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    07-26-2014 01:48 AM Go to last post
  13. Advanced stage PCa

    There is a new treatment that is quick, no cutting, no drugs and painfree to relieve pain from advanced stage disease. It's even in clinical trials,...

    Started by problem, 07-25-2014 12:29 PM
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    07-25-2014 12:29 PM Go to last post
  14. Check-Up 18 months after Da Vinci

    Had my 18 month check up yesterday with the urologist. PSA was <.01 and everything seems to be going as expected. I really have no complaints and...

    Started by Sarg, 07-22-2014 12:34 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    07-25-2014 08:03 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
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    07-25-2014 03:51 AM Go to last post
  16. Stendra

    Went to my urologist and explained that the viagra, cialis and friends haven't been doing the job. He said to try a new drug, Stendra... Will let...

    Started by ddayglo, 07-24-2014 12:12 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-24-2014 10:19 PM Go to last post
  17. Brachy side affects after treament

    Hi Everyone, I'm scheduled for Brachy therapy on July 10 and was wondering what I should expect. If anyone has had this treatment please let me...

    Started by wish full, 06-30-2014 04:46 PM
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    07-24-2014 01:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Questions to ask at upcoming Dr appt

    Hello, I will be accompanying my father, aged 67, to his prostate cancer check-up soon. For about two years now, he has been under active...

    Started by mcnova, 07-17-2014 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    07-22-2014 08:41 PM Go to last post
  19. Question about PSA testing methods

    I have been wondering which test is the best for PSA testing post treatment, specifically following prostatectomy. As you all know from my posts, my...

    Started by JustBrandon, 07-21-2014 06:38 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-22-2014 05:10 AM Go to last post
  20. Psa 5,928

    My name is Hollie and my husband (45) was diagnosed with prostate cancer on 1/14/14. He has no signs or symptoms of the cancer. They started him on...

    Started by hollienbilly, 07-18-2014 11:57 PM
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    07-21-2014 01:23 PM Go to last post
  21. Marking a two year anniversary

    July 13th was the two year anniversary of my diagnosis with prostate cancer. On that day in 2012 I had a biopsy done on a prostate cancer tumor in my...

    Started by smroush, 07-20-2014 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-21-2014 01:14 PM Go to last post
  22. Question WHY is there no sticky on HT

    got my Eligard shot in the stomach the 12th of June and have every side effect mentioned. some are worse than others. is this the same as Lupron,...

    Started by white08gt, 07-19-2014 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-21-2014 04:43 AM Go to last post
  23. Unhappy Prostate Cancer

    My husband is 48 he just find out he has prostate cancer his PSA is 43. What do u think his chances are in beaten this.

    Started by lawanzaperry, 07-17-2014 03:02 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-20-2014 05:21 PM Go to last post
  24. Another new club member

    I've been lurking here for a while awaiting my second prostate biopsy. Just got the results and it looks like the big C has struck again. I'm a...

    Started by CPO2CWO, 03-19-2014 10:23 PM
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  25. 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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  26. Open or Robotic, which to choose

    If you had a doctor that you knew and trusted with your life who only does open surgery ( several thousand), would you go with him for your surgery...

    Started by 35coupe, 07-10-2014 06:02 PM
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    07-19-2014 05:10 AM Go to last post
  27. Another Newbie

    Hello! New to forum, but I'm afraid I must start out with a question. I'm 67, PSA 15. just recently had biopsy, T1c, Gleason 6, 3 sites, max....

    Started by Aloysius, 07-16-2014 05:34 PM
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    07-19-2014 04:44 AM Go to last post
  28. PSA Velocity Does Not Enhance Prognostic Value of PCa Screening

    This may not be as important as previously thought. http://www.urologiconcology.org/article/S1078-1439(14)00152-5/abstract

    Started by FeatherBoy, 07-18-2014 08:55 PM
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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. occasional abdominal pain 10 mons after de vinci?

    Every now and then i get a jab of pain in the same areas i felt some pain in after the surgery. Mainly the right side where most of the work is...

    Started by gsteve, 07-15-2014 03:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-16-2014 03:27 AM Go to last post
  32. Post surgery PSA numbers.... any guidance appreciated.

    Hi. I had the DaVinci prostatectomy June 2013. I had a post PSA reading of .02 (Jan 2014). My doctor was concerned for he said he expected a...

    Started by NJ116, 04-14-2014 08:07 PM
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    07-16-2014 03:17 AM Go to last post
  33. Treatment or Otherwise

    Seems like I have skin color changes around my groin area and losing some pubic hair. Is that from extreme ED. It has got worse since RT...

    Started by cvictim, 07-15-2014 04:53 AM
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  34. What Does Focal Involvement Mean

    Biopsy results noted focal involvement (see below) what does that mean ? Right prostatic biopsies show extensive involvement of two cores by...

    Started by Derkie54, 07-15-2014 04:28 PM
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    07-15-2014 06:22 PM Go to last post
  35. Vitamin D

    Northwestern U researchers find that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to aggressive prostate cancer ...

    Started by ddayglo, 07-09-2014 02:18 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-15-2014 12:56 AM Go to last post
  36. Prostate cancer?

    Hi, I've had most of these symptoms for a while but they've happend at different times and was never able to describe it well for my doctors....

    Started by Bytheway2030, 07-13-2014 10:30 PM
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    07-14-2014 03:00 AM Go to last post
  37. PSA Bumping up 5 years after SRT

    As you can see from my profile signature I had surgery, and got some low PSA readings after 46 months. I opted for high dose salvage radiation while...

    Started by Hawk, 07-08-2014 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    07-13-2014 09:30 PM Go to last post
  38. Help me wait for diagnosis. Biopsy today.

    I had my biopsy today. It really wasn't that big of a deal. A little pressure from insertion and one core sample felt like a very brief mosquito...

    Started by hockeyboy09, 07-10-2014 07:21 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    07-12-2014 07:32 PM Go to last post
  39. Exercise/Incontinence/ED Connections

    I hear a lot on this forum about running, walking and bicycle riding for exercise. I also hear a lot about incontinence and ED. What I don't...

    Started by Walnut, 06-29-2014 03:24 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-12-2014 11:09 AM Go to last post
  40. Question What can I expect after 18 beam Radiation Treatments and should I get regular PSA tes

    I was diagnosed with full blown prostate cancer 2/1/2014 Surgery / Removal not a good option due to my 285lb size and tests were not 100% certain...

    Started by LIBMRDUCKS, 06-02-2014 04:03 AM
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  41. Angry Hormone Therapy is my KRYPTONITE

    Is it just me or does any one have a hard time dealing with the effects of HT. Things like: Hot Flashes, severe joint pain, Mood Swings, Fits of...

    Started by LIBMRDUCKS, 06-11-2014 05:10 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-11-2014 03:08 PM Go to last post
  42. Moving from AS to Treatment?

    I'm new to the forum and looking for advice or comments on my situation. I've been on Active Surveillance since PC Dx in August 2013. My PSA is...

    Started by super max, 07-10-2014 10:29 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 260
    07-11-2014 02:55 AM Go to last post
  43. billc

    Hi guys, Hope everyone had a happy 4th. of July as did I and my wife. I had my 5th. 3 month PSA blood test this past week and I wanted to share the...

    Started by billc, 07-05-2014 11:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-10-2014 02:47 PM Go to last post
  44. My husband does not want to be tested for Prostate Cancer.

    My husband possible has prostate cancer, but he doesn't want to have the biopsy to find out. He has failing health (5 strokes) and does not wish to...

    Started by CarlaJean, 07-09-2014 12:46 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    07-10-2014 12:39 AM Go to last post
  45. Prostate Cancer options

    Hello, My husband, just turned 59 on Tuesday has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. His PSA test was 3.9. Biopsy shows 1 out of 12 samples is...

    Started by washsci, 06-13-2014 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    07-09-2014 02:30 PM Go to last post
  46. PSA 35 2 year after prostate surgery

    Iím 71. 2 year after prostate surgery my blood test result is: 2014-06-01 PSA 34.57 Free PSA 5.82 Free PSA/PSA 0.17 Alkaline phosphates...

    Started by Moo, 06-14-2014 01:19 PM
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  47. PSA is Coming Down

    I had prostate cancer back in 2006 and had the radiation treatment as well as hormone treatment. My lowest PSA was 0.179. It stayed about the same...

    Started by judway, 06-07-2014 08:37 PM
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    07-08-2014 08:00 PM Go to last post
  48. incision pain

    I had my Robotic Prostatectomy on June 2,2014, three weeks out and generaly feel pretty good, except for when I sit upright for 30 minutes or more my...

    Started by johnn, 06-23-2014 09:45 PM
    • Replies: 10
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  49. psa 5.1 after 6 months on lupron

    Psa was originally 77.2 at diagnosis in January, now after 6 month injection of lupron it is 5.1.......i read about others dropping to zero in that...

    Started by GTM, 07-06-2014 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    07-07-2014 11:50 PM Go to last post
  50. The emergency Question about Diphereline

    I go to another doctor and he said Immediately inject Diphereline and emphasis me to this as soon as possible and I have no time to loose.can you...

    Started by Moo, 07-06-2014 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 377
    07-07-2014 09:17 PM Go to last post

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