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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 Wish I Knew 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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    04-20-2014 02:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I wish I knew before my 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 wish I Knew Before I Chose 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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    04-12-2014 05:26 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: 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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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Need to Know About Incontinence

    I am 3 weeks out from Davinci RP and had the catheter removed after 2 weeks with no issues. At 65 years old I was active as a runner and biker prior...

    Started by wjw, 08-04-2013 01:15 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Wish I Knew Before My Hormone 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 08:15 AM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Wish I Knew Before my 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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    12-05-2013 04:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: OT: Pharmacies and Security

    At this and other forums, I've read good things about the following three pharmacies: www.northwestpharmacy.com, www.affordabledrugs.com, and...

    Started by ddayglo, 08-23-2013 03:37 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Wish I Knew Before my Proton Beam Treatments

    Hi everyone, JustSlappy asks below about what he should know when considering Proton Beam treatments -- and I thought I would copy his post into a...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 07-24-2013 08:11 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    10-26-2013 12:24 AM Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    There is now a forum to post your concerns to. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/56-Worried-About-Possible-Cancer If you are indeed diagnosed...

    Started by Didee, 09-08-2013 09:21 PM
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  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: What I Wish I knew Before my 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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  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: Factors that determine prognosis for Prostate Cancer

    Hi everyone. The question of a return of PSA after a total Prostatectomy has come up several times in the last few months and again just today. I did...

    Started by brainman, 11-13-2007 04:13 AM
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    06-03-2013 02:44 AM Go to last post
  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Walsh Book

    The Third Edition of Dr. Patrick Walsh's book "Guide To Surviving Prostate Cancer", is now available. The second edition published in 2007 , was in...

    Started by Fairwind, 07-10-2012 01:27 AM
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  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: Prostate Cancer Basics

    Basics of Prostate Cancer Disclaimer: This information was prepared by a layperson, not a medical professional. It is not intended as medical...

    Started by Replicant, 07-13-2009 02:31 AM
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  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: N0M0

    N0M0, (N zero M zero), in response to notme's question, is part of the TNM staging system for prostate cancer. Regional lymph nodes (N) *...

    Started by Replicant, 04-01-2009 10:08 PM
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    04-02-2009 05:16 AM Go to last post
  1. Robotic surgery vs hands

    My urologist claims there is no significant difference in patient outcome between robotic surgery and the normal kind (both laproscopic), and that...

    Started by RobertG, Yesterday 10:58 PM
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    Yesterday 11:56 PM Go to last post
  2. MRI results not good

    Hi Everyone, I said that I would post my results so here they are Prostate, apex, core biopsy: Adenocarcinoma of prostate, Gleason score 3+4=7...

    Started by wish full, 04-22-2014 12:14 AM
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  3. Moved: Post Whipple Hair Loss

    Started by Darren E, Yesterday 09:49 PM
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  4. 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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  5. Curıous about doublıng time ?, doc made me confused !

    I have a question folks, and hi everyone too by the way.... my father's reading on early 2013 September was 0, 198, and late March 2014, it was 0,...

    Started by sapporo, 04-23-2014 10:59 PM
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    Yesterday 05:38 PM Go to last post
  6. Thumbs up One year today....

    Hi all. Haven't posted much lately, but thought I would today. It's hard to believe it's been one year today since I had my prostatectomy. Even if I...

    Started by MarkG, Yesterday 03:50 AM
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    Yesterday 05:39 AM Go to last post
  7. Need help with finding a surgeon with 1000 surgeried

    Hi guys, I know that I should not be starting another post but I need some help fast. People on here say to get a surgeon with a 1000 plus...

    Started by wish full, 04-23-2014 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    04-23-2014 09:25 PM Go to last post
  8. Cost of RALP

    I just had a RALP in a military health system hospital in San Antonio, TX. Dollar amounts of any care in this system is unknown, at least to the...

    Started by CPO2CWO, 04-22-2014 07:17 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-23-2014 08:25 PM Go to last post
  9. Sautrated biopsy

    A question just came up with me thinking about cells getting out of the capsule. I just got blasted with 40 cores. Is there a chance that some of...

    Started by wish full, 04-23-2014 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-23-2014 05:37 PM Go to last post
  10. Need advice please

    Firstly a explanation. I know the ins and outs of Colorectal Cancer, but I'm a complete novice at this prostate stuff. Have been having more than...

    Started by Baz10, 04-22-2014 11:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-23-2014 06:38 AM Go to last post
  11. How high can you go

    I am at .45 with Trimix. Anyone gone higher than this or know how high is allowed? If my doctor told me then I forgot. He did tell me to start small...

    Started by Bravehardon, 04-22-2014 04:31 PM
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    04-22-2014 04:31 PM Go to last post
  12. A new study regarding 993 AS patients after 5 to 20 years

    Some 993 patients "At 5, 10,15, and 20 years after diagnosis, 75.7%, 63.5%, 55.0%, and 55.0% of patients, respectively, remain untreated and on...

    Started by Otago, 04-21-2014 11:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-22-2014 01:10 PM Go to last post
  13. 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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    04-22-2014 05:19 AM Go to last post
  14. PSA TO .1 after first Lupron shot

    We will learn more Wednesday but PSA dropped from 147 to .1 in 4 months. It had dropped to 39 after one month of Casodex. Sure hope this bodes well...

    Started by Haliday, 04-15-2014 12:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-22-2014 05:13 AM Go to last post
  15. New Member w/Rising PSA

    All, After several years of lurking, i have decided to join. Right now i am in PSA purgatory. After my last PSA of 6.1, urologist wants...

    Started by blinky57, 04-19-2014 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    04-22-2014 05:06 AM Go to last post
  16. Smile Guidance - probability of prostate cancer

    Greetings Hello and my name is Joe from Florida. I am 56 years old with a PSA reading of 10.5 and a family history of prostate cancer. The DRE...

    Started by joeflorida, 04-12-2014 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    04-22-2014 01:56 AM Go to last post
  17. Catheter Painful.... what to do?

    I have had the Robotic surgery, so this is an "after the fact" comment/question. It also may help those that are going to have surgery too. I...

    Started by NJ116, 04-18-2014 01:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-21-2014 08:41 PM Go to last post
  18. 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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  19. Don't be stuborn

    At age 49 my wife started insisting I go for a check up, I refused saying I felt great, which I did. Well after 2 years of her insisting I finally...

    Started by Lonemoose, 04-20-2014 01:09 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-20-2014 07:29 PM Go to last post
  20. Final Days

    I was diagnosed as a Gleason 9 PC guy about 3.5 years ago. Was treated with radiation and was on Lupron for 9 months until I stopped taking the shots...

    Started by Brenden, 04-12-2014 01:38 PM
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    04-20-2014 12:23 AM Go to last post
  21. M husband's psa just went higher.

    Hi, I post in another forum because I have NHL. My husband has been through several treatments for prostate cancer. 15 years ago it was discovered...

    Started by Mary N., 04-18-2014 03:31 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-19-2014 05:20 PM Go to last post
  22. Viagra Use Linked With Increased Risk for Melanoma

    Men who used the phosphodiesterase (PDE) 5A inhibitor sildenafil (Viagra) had an 84% increased risk for developing melanoma even after adjusting for...

    Started by ChemoMan, 04-17-2014 10:16 AM
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    04-19-2014 04:42 AM Go to last post
  23. MRI need help on results

    I had an MRI with out contrast and with it. I wish I could of had one with a rectal coil but not offered in my area. Could someone give me there...

    Started by wish full, 04-15-2014 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-19-2014 03:43 AM Go to last post
  24. Interesting follow-up study on AS patients

    Here is a interesting study on longer term AS patients. ...

    Started by Otago, 04-18-2014 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-19-2014 01:23 AM Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 398
    04-17-2014 07:07 PM Go to last post
  26. Possible good Information regarding Cancer and general health

    I looked at this site and it may shed some light on health issues in regards to parasities and other disorders. Let me know what you think..?

    Started by cvictim, 04-16-2014 07:09 PM
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    04-17-2014 12:49 AM Go to last post
  27. RALP recovery - don't eat red dye?

    A friend of mine had RALP last month, and I went over to cut his grass for him. He seemed to have a little rougher recovery time than I had. He said...

    Started by Race, 04-15-2014 10:38 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 241
    04-17-2014 12:30 AM Go to last post
  28. New here, having the same decision issues everyone does

    Hi, just signed up. I was recently diagnosed and am trying to decide between brachytherapy and surgery. I've been told I'm a good candidate for...

    Started by RobertG, 04-15-2014 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 487
    04-16-2014 11:59 PM Go to last post
  29. Choosing A Surgeon For da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy

    I live in the Memphis area and when first diagnosed with PCa a couple of weeks ago, was considering going to either Vanderbilt or Urology Centers of...

    Started by Fred44, 04-23-2011 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-16-2014 07:18 PM Go to last post
  30. Article on Hormone Therapy

    I read an interesting article on men taking Hormone Treatments. Although many doctors try to candy coat it, the treatment is far from sweet. To that...

    Started by Bravehardon, 04-11-2014 11:53 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 201
    04-16-2014 05:21 PM Go to last post
  31. Current Tools To Identify AS Candidates Not Accurate

    Researchers from Cambridge University in UK published an article in the British Journal of Cancer in January 2014, claimed that the current tools of...

    Started by newporter, 04-13-2014 05:52 AM
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  32. Alternatives to HT

    I had robotic surgery in 2012 and my psa remained at zero for 11 months. Then it went to 0.12 Although my surgeon wanted to watch it for some months...

    Started by Bravehardon, 04-15-2014 11:56 AM
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    04-15-2014 01:58 PM Go to last post
  33. Saturated biopsy

    Well, with my MRI results and my PSA number I decided to go with the saturated biopsy. Had that this morning and the doctor took a sample of 40. Does...

    Started by wish full, 04-14-2014 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 192
    04-15-2014 07:57 AM Go to last post
  34. What type of vitamins to use

    In your experiences can you recommend any type of vitamins or supplements that will help the prostate in staying healthy. I know eating right and...

    Started by 35coupe, 04-10-2014 09:42 PM
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    04-15-2014 01:08 AM Go to last post
  35. Alternatives to Biopsy for Determining PC ?

    Background: I am 59 and overweight and my PSA has risen to 5.2 from 4.2 in one year. My general practitioner wants to see me next week for my...

    Started by glr3, 04-01-2014 01:09 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 648
    04-13-2014 03:14 PM Go to last post
  36. Curious !!!! What is happening with my psa ?

    Last 4 psa results at 3 months apart using ultrasensitive psa test were 0.030 , 0.040 , 0.033 , 0.038 and the latest 0.044 !!!!!! Is this normal when...

    Started by LILDOG, 04-11-2014 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 419
    04-12-2014 02:04 PM Go to last post
  37. Extreme bone pain for two weeks now

    Hi All, My boyfriend has metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. He is only 48. He has done provenge, zytiga, taxotere. All failed. Doctor...

    Started by timbergirl, 04-11-2014 10:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-12-2014 05:08 AM Go to last post
  38. When you use Trimix that has been frozen

    Not sure if an tests have been run on this before , but does Trimix that has been thawed in a syringe for 48 hours in the fridge have a shorter...

    Started by Bravehardon, 04-09-2014 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 226
    04-12-2014 01:45 AM Go to last post
  39. Cool My anti-cancer diet & lifestyle.

    I have been asked to assemble my dietary scheme , so here it is. A lot of it is anti-cancer, but a lot is also geared towards eliminating excess...

    Started by Name removed from account, 02-17-2014 09:17 PM
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    04-11-2014 08:55 PM Go to last post
  40. I am a wife whose husband has just been diagnosed

    Last Monday we were told that my 57 year old husband has prostate cancer. It is supposedly in the low to moderate risk category. He hasn't...

    Started by d5holmes, 03-13-2014 01:49 AM
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    04-11-2014 08:17 AM Go to last post
  41. Good 6 month followup

    Yesterday I saw my urologist for my 6 month post op follow up. In a nutshell, he is pretty happy with where I am and how I am doing, as am I. He...

    Started by Arthur Dent, 04-08-2014 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 412
    04-11-2014 12:54 AM Go to last post
  42. Spike in PSA

    Hello Everyone, I'm writing this so that it may help others in the future and also I might learn something. I am 65 years old and go for...

    Started by silvios, 03-30-2014 03:02 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 509
    04-10-2014 11:33 PM Go to last post
  43. prostate cancer with metastasis to bones - most effective drug

    Hello everyone I have heard of an existence of a medication which has been launched in usa and not in europe, which is very effective against...

    Started by tomeksz, 04-09-2014 10:40 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 312
    04-10-2014 06:20 PM Go to last post
  44. Easing the prostatectomy experience for husband

    So we went to see the surgeon who'll be performing my husband's Da Vinci. We were very happy with him (Dr Tuerk in Boston) They're also going to...

    Started by wifey, 04-07-2014 12:57 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 626
    04-10-2014 03:27 PM Go to last post
  45. Proton beam therapy effectiveness update information

    Contact: Len Arzt 301-587-6100 97 PERCENT OF PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS TREATED WITH PROTON THERAPY HAVE NOT SUFFERED RECURRENCE Patients Report...

    Started by Johnbee, 04-10-2014 12:31 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-10-2014 12:31 PM Go to last post
  46. Persistent PSA post RP

    60 years old T3b N0 MX positive seminal vesicle invasion Positive perineural invasion Gleason 9 post op 40% PSA 0.2 6 weeks post op Worried.

    Started by jkeyt, 04-06-2014 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 496
    04-10-2014 03:25 AM Go to last post
  47. Just got a PSA reading of 300

    Hello, I am 66 years old and a very active retired person. My health is fine with no problems besides some arthritis in some joints that tempers...

    Started by PPicard, 03-07-2014 05:30 AM
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    04-10-2014 01:31 AM Go to last post
  48. My husbands prostete cancer

    Hello there, my husband is 53 and has been diagnosed with prostate cancer in November of last year. Biopsy showed Gleason score of 7 (3+4) and we...

    Started by Gabka, 04-08-2014 10:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 373
    04-09-2014 04:56 PM Go to last post
  49. Further action following testing for P.C

    Hi Following a increased PSA level (no urination problems) , I was sent to do a biopsy which came out negative. Due to unrelated limb pain I had a...

    Started by Leob, 03-05-2014 11:37 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 642
    04-08-2014 10:27 AM Go to last post
  50. Prostate cancer t3b gleason 9

    Hola, My husband has prostate cancer. June 2013 open radical prostatectomy. Stage t3b with gleason 9. PSA before operation 36. After operation....

    Started by uuri, 03-23-2014 12:22 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,098
    04-07-2014 07:09 PM Go to last post

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