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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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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
    • Replies: 12
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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
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  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. 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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  2. Interesting follow-up study on AS patients

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

    Started by Otago, Today 05:02 PM
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  3. 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, Today 01:03 AM
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  4. 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., Today 03:31 AM
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    Today 05:25 AM Go to last post
  5. 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, Yesterday 10:16 AM
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  6. 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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  7. 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
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  8. 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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  9. 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
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  10. 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
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    04-16-2014 11:59 PM Go to last post
  11. 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: 5
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    04-16-2014 09:55 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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
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    04-16-2014 05:21 PM 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
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    04-15-2014 11:50 PM Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    04-15-2014 01:58 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
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    04-15-2014 07:57 AM Go to last post
  18. 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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  19. 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
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    04-13-2014 03:14 PM Go to last post
  20. 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
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  21. 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
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  22. 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
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  23. 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
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    04-12-2014 01:45 AM Go to last post
  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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
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    04-11-2014 12:54 AM Go to last post
  27. 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
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    04-10-2014 11:33 PM Go to last post
  28. 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
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  29. 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
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    04-10-2014 03:27 PM Go to last post
  30. 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
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  31. 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
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    04-10-2014 03:25 AM Go to last post
  32. 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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  33. 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
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    04-09-2014 04:56 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
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    04-08-2014 10:27 AM Go to last post
  35. 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
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    04-07-2014 07:09 PM Go to last post
  36. PSA drop after 7 months on HT prognostative

    Our date with this particular brand of statistical destiny is July. Though the study is 8 years old, it is pretty revealing. ...

    Started by Haliday, 03-30-2014 03:31 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-07-2014 05:40 AM Go to last post
  37. Cancer patients face treatment disruptions come June,

    Immediate and severe funding cuts may curtail access to cancer clinical trials Statement by ASCO President Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP The...

    Started by 35coupe, 04-06-2014 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-06-2014 09:34 PM Go to last post
  38. 8 Weeks post Surgery

    Visit to doctor today. My PSA was.5 and he was not very optimistic . He said to come back in six weeks for another PSA test. He told me that he would...

    Started by edmcc, 04-03-2014 07:09 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-06-2014 11:19 AM Go to last post
  39. Well... I suppose I need your advice.

    Greetings, Well, it seems that I need some advice. In December 13, I had my routine physical as a 53 year old. My only other physical before that...

    Started by Webheadfred, 04-03-2014 03:43 PM
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    04-06-2014 02:59 AM Go to last post
  40. Study -Cialis doesn’t help to maintain erectile function among radiotherapy patients

    Interesting study. Cialis doesn't seem to help more than placebo, however most men on the placebo did OK. ...

    Started by Otago, 04-05-2014 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 214
    04-05-2014 09:12 PM Go to last post
  41. Help please PSA. HAMA

    Hello - so I am now 5 yrs post prostatectomy (Davinci) and had positive margin...Because I take propecia - used to take proscar for yrs so when I...

    Started by RobCos, 04-04-2014 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-05-2014 12:37 AM Go to last post
  42. very nervous

    I've been reading this forum for over a year and right now I'm very nervous. I'll be 69 in June and you can read my stats below. The reason I'm...

    Started by 35coupe, 04-02-2014 11:41 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-04-2014 11:35 PM Go to last post
  43. Treatment neuroendocrine differentiation

    Hi all, In my last biopsy to lymph node mets I was told that I have prostate adenocarcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation (focally positive...

    Started by JDC, 04-02-2014 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-03-2014 05:37 PM Go to last post
  44. Viet Nam and Agent Orange

    I tried searching just this forum, but it doesn't appear or I don't know how to limit my search to it. You all probably already know this but just...

    Started by azsunshine, 08-06-2013 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-03-2014 03:00 PM Go to last post
  45. The Natural Prostate Cure

    Has anyone worked with the above book by Roger Mason? Can you get PC (1% is next to nothing) to subside and lower your psa thru diet and supplement...

    Started by clarksurvey, 04-02-2014 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 365
    04-03-2014 04:10 AM Go to last post
  46. Recovery from DaVinci Robotic Prostatectomy

    My husband had his procedure this past Thursday, March 27th. The catheter will be left in until Monday, April 7th. The procedure itself took longer...

    Started by va_catlover, 04-01-2014 05:01 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 527
    04-02-2014 11:45 PM Go to last post
  47. No Biopsy

    Had to be referred to a consultant after my Gp found that my prostate had become significantly enlarged since my last examination 6 months ago The...

    Started by robert1305, 04-02-2014 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 244
    04-02-2014 10:15 PM Go to last post
  48. Interpreation of my Gleason

    It has been 18 months since my surgery, My psa was undetectable for a year and the went to 0.17, I then had 33 rounds of radiation which ended Dec...

    Started by Bravehardon, 04-01-2014 05:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 305
    04-01-2014 11:11 PM Go to last post
  49. New and Unsure

    This looks like a great forum. I may be at the beginning of this journey. A recent urologist visit and PSA revealed a 'nodular prostate' yet my PSA...

    Started by DaveNorCal, 03-28-2014 02:28 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 611
    04-01-2014 06:40 PM Go to last post
  50. Family

    I'm a sister of someone who had prostrate cancer and had Da Vinci surgery 2 1/2 years ago with no radiotherapy or hormone tablets afterwards. ...

    Started by fishmeat, 03-31-2014 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 341
    04-01-2014 05:20 PM Go to last post

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