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  1. 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, 07-22-2013 12:18 AM
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  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 09:11 AM
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  3. 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 09:55 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 03:13 PM
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  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 07:57 PM
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  6. 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 05:50 AM
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  7. 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 05:47 AM
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  8. 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 09:09 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-30-2013 06:29 AM Go to last post
  1. Wheelar

    Since it’s Thanksgiving weekend and I have a lot to be thankful for, I’ll share my story. I’m 56 now, and in reasonably good health. Both my...

    Started by Wheelar, Yesterday 12:54 PM
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  2. Question Finally post-op pathology results...input welcome!

    Brief reminder: dad had radical prostatectomy on Sept 30th. He got his PSA tested on the 19th of Nov, and yesterday we met with the Dr to get those...

    Started by mom2two, 11-25-2014 02:08 PM
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  3. Post Looking for information

    This is my first post to this forum. I am 46 years old, and I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. Here is some information from my...

    Started by Omar1968, 11-23-2014 11:48 PM
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    Yesterday 09:01 PM Go to last post
  4. Happy Thanksgiving

    Just wanted to wish a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING to everyone in the forum. I hope & pray that we ALL have something to give thanks for regarding the...

    Started by HighlanderCFH, 11-27-2014 07:45 AM
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    Yesterday 06:05 PM Go to last post
  5. Biopsy Positive

    I received my biopsy results today and although positive, seem quite hopeful. I had 3/12 cores test positive all were 3+3 Gleason Score with one...

    Started by trinity3, 11-26-2014 06:43 PM
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  6. When I get post PSA test done

    I am scheduled to have my PSA level checked the beginning of January. This will be 6 weeks post surgery. Let's say my PSA is undetectable, does that...

    Started by lzicc, 11-24-2014 03:13 PM
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  7. Had bloodwork down today. Low RBC's

    I had a checkup with my oncologist. I have been going to him for quite some time. He is the one that was giving me TRT. My RBC came back at 36....

    Started by lzicc, 11-25-2014 03:03 PM
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  8. Radiation after robotic removal

    So.... It's been 14 months since my surgery and I'm very happy with the results. I'm at the mayo this week getting a few things checked on and met...

    Started by gsteve, 11-21-2014 07:55 AM
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  9. Changes in urine after prostatectomy

    I'm 15 months post surgery and doing great, with one exception. Beginning immediately after the surgery I noticed a significant change in my urine...

    Started by maplessr, 11-26-2014 11:03 PM
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    11-27-2014 08:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Three months post prostatectomy

    Just an update on three months after surgery. PSA undetectable, down to 1-2 pads per day. Nothing in the way of ED even with high doses of Cialis. ...

    Started by paul71, 11-27-2014 01:35 AM
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    11-27-2014 01:31 PM Go to last post
  11. So im ready for the surgery

    Hi I came here very pesimistic, actually not very, seriously pesimistic and i even thought this was one of those places where people kindly tell you...

    Started by lurover, 11-17-2014 07:32 PM
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    11-26-2014 11:09 PM Go to last post
  12. 4+3 for me...

    Hello I've been recently diagnosed, and told to hurry things along. Both the surgeon and rad oncologist recommend radiation in my case. I don't...

    Started by Radio Active, 11-11-2014 10:15 PM
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  13. Thumbs up Depression issues

    Hello everyone. So glad we've found this community. Already the information has been very encouraging and helpful. My husband of 19 years (age 63)...

    Started by BJW113, 11-24-2014 05:59 PM
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    11-26-2014 03:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Anyone on testosterone replacement after prostate removal

    I have been on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) years before getting diagnosed for PC. My Uro told me to stop the therapy for now. He said once...

    Started by lzicc, 11-24-2014 03:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-25-2014 06:36 PM Go to last post
  15. First post

    Came here to this website trying to get some idea of what to expect from my maybe soon prostate surgery. Waiting on bone & CT scan appointments. ...

    Started by tanner9595, 11-23-2014 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    11-25-2014 01:20 AM Go to last post
  16. I now have a catheter...

    Hello friends. I am new here but have been well acquainted with prostate issues for many years. Ihave been having a difficult time urinating for...

    Started by doroark, 10-13-2014 04:09 AM
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  17. Ok, the leakage is starting to irritate me

    I've had the catheter out 4 days ago and the leakage is starting to annoy me. :( I know I'm asking allot right now, but I was hoping it wouldn't be...

    Started by lzicc, 11-23-2014 02:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    11-24-2014 12:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Recent diagnosis - Gleason score 9

    My husband was just diagnosed last week with PC. Gleason score: 9, age 61 Biopsy left lobe 5 out of 6 positive 4/4, 4/5. All 25-75%. PSA last...

    Started by Hadley, 11-21-2014 02:43 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    11-24-2014 03:06 AM Go to last post
  19. prostate cancer

    Well I am a newbie so here goes! I am 55 years old and had a robotic surgery in 2010 after a psa of 5.6, found during a medical exam for cdl drivers....

    Started by keep smiling, 11-23-2014 03:55 PM
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    11-24-2014 02:33 AM Go to last post
  20. Decrease in PSA/Doctor referral

    A friend had a test in July when his PSA went from 2 a couple of years ago to 10. He cleaned out his diet and started on a regiment of herbs and...

    Started by oatmealnut, 11-18-2014 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-24-2014 01:54 AM Go to last post
  21. Joining the club.

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

    Started by ChiliDog, 11-22-2014 04:22 AM
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    11-23-2014 07:05 PM Go to last post
  22. An update on my situation ...

    Greetings - I'm the guy who recently posted with the 2 PSA tests that were in the 570 range (five hundred seventy). Subsequent CT scans showed...

    Started by LenM, 11-19-2014 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    11-23-2014 02:46 PM Go to last post
  23. Image Guided Radiation Therapy - week by week

    I did not see anything like this on here while I was trying to figure out what therapy to use. So I decided to do this. i will a a short post each...

    Started by bobkeenan, 11-03-2014 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    11-23-2014 05:38 AM Go to last post
  24. Looking for insight and experience....

    Hey guys! It has been a while since I have posted but last I was here I had posted that my 62 year old father had been diagnosed with Gleason 9...

    Started by StarsFan33, 11-20-2014 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-23-2014 05:26 AM Go to last post
  25. Is it prostate cancer?

    My husband is 62. Over the last year his psa has been slowly rising. He went back in May and his number was 7.4 and the dre showed a very small bump....

    Started by VickieKay, 11-12-2014 02:37 AM
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    11-23-2014 05:09 AM Go to last post
  26. complicated prostate cancer

    My father has prostate cancer and liver metastasis, wat to do? Can Anyone help me?

    Started by shazada, 11-21-2014 04:53 PM
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    11-23-2014 04:21 AM Go to last post
  27. Biopsy Scheduled - Just a few questions

    My biopsy is scheduled for Nov 25. It has been a while since I last posted. I found a new Urologist who is also a surgeon and after the DRE, he...

    Started by trinity3, 11-21-2014 02:48 PM
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    11-22-2014 07:37 PM Go to last post
  28. Post Choosing Surgeon in NYC

    My husband was recently diagnosed with PC and after meetings with doctors and looking at options he has decided on robotic surgery. We are...

    Started by ruby42, 11-15-2014 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    11-21-2014 08:57 PM Go to last post
  29. Gleason 6

    I am a married, 67 years old. I am also a type 2 diabetic with sugar under control, i.e. A1C usually around 6.0 +/-. Otherwise, my health is good,...

    Started by Engel9, 11-12-2014 09:43 PM
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  30. Prostate Cancer - Get Informed

    I've joined the cancer forums to be supportive and to assist anyway I can. As a nurse it's in my nature to be nurturing and do my best to educate at...

    Started by RNRemedy, 11-21-2014 03:23 AM
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  31. I'm glad you all are here.

    I just want to take a moment and thank each of you. As a stage III melanoma survivor and now a prostate cancer survivor, I often take a moment and...

    Started by Webheadfred, 11-20-2014 04:09 AM
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    11-20-2014 07:58 PM Go to last post
  32. Psa of 0.1 after op at 6 months no change, at 9 months number is 0.8.

    After operation surgeon thrilled after six months no issues then at nine months .08 psa. Had it checked three times to be sure. Going back in two...

    Started by Lonemoose, 11-17-2014 02:43 AM
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    11-20-2014 05:56 PM Go to last post
  33. Hopefully this thread will help others

    My Uro called today. I was sleeping but my wife got the call. The cancer was contained within the prostate!!! :up: When they did the initial biopsy,...

    Started by lzicc, 11-08-2014 05:10 PM
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  34. Movember funding yields results

    From my Movember news feed:

    Started by RobertG, 11-20-2014 04:16 PM
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  35. Food and Prostate

    Hi all just wounduring if any one had changed there diet once you found out that you have prostate cancer, And what types of food did you eat,

    Started by RedBull151, 11-11-2014 02:23 AM
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  36. What is my psa doubling time ? Please help !

    RP August 2012 3+4 gleason positive margin at apex( grade 3 at margin ) ! Here is the infromation 10/15/2012 <0.05 standard assay , 01/15/2013 <0.05...

    Started by RILEYO, 11-14-2014 11:16 AM
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  37. One more day and the cathater comes out. I do have a concern though

    I go in tomorrow to have the catheter and the staples taken out. I have noticed the past few days that the urine in the bag is tinted red. It's been...

    Started by lzicc, 11-18-2014 04:30 PM
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    11-19-2014 10:31 PM Go to last post
  38. What should I do with the drugs of my deceased grandpa?

    My grandfather died some weeks ago. He had bone metastasis and struggled for 2 years with the cancer, that came back 7 years after an apparently...

    Started by polopo, 11-18-2014 02:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
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  39. thanks for new treatments

    Five years--8 treatments --Stage 4 -advanced pca-psa 322- gleason 9 Working and playing everyday. I am positive all this is because of new research...

    Started by living with Pca, 10-31-2014 05:57 PM
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    11-18-2014 06:03 AM Go to last post
  40. Losing my Mind

    One week to the day i was diagnosed, with G6 x 2 and one G8, 3 DAYS FROM Receiving second opinion from Johns Hopkins saying 3 G6 (the G8 was an...

    Started by Pratoman, 11-17-2014 09:28 PM
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    11-18-2014 02:45 AM Go to last post
  41. On testosterone therapy for 1 year prior to finding i had PC

    tested by my GP for low T, started therapy. started with Androgel for 3 months, did not feel much better. time for more blood work, started monthly...

    Started by white08gt, 11-15-2014 01:57 AM
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    11-18-2014 02:32 AM Go to last post
  42. Doubling time & salvage radiation

    Is it possible to accurately calculate PSA doubling time with an ultrasensitive assay at very low PSA levels? For example, my PSA level was at 0.028...

    Started by RILEYO, 11-13-2014 06:15 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 633
    11-18-2014 12:26 AM Go to last post
  43. Biopsy or no biopsy.

    Hi board, I have been lurking for a bit now. Here's my deal. I am 38 which I know already makes me a low risk for prostate cancer but I have been...

    Started by jeepguy, 11-15-2014 02:49 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 532
    11-17-2014 06:44 PM Go to last post
  44. Awaiting remaing tests

    Newly diagnosed, applied for life policy in June of 14, declined coverage due to PSA results, didn't even know what it meant my PSA was 18.5, two...

    Started by Ronald17, 10-19-2014 04:23 AM
    • Replies: 19
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    11-17-2014 01:09 AM Go to last post
  45. Finally some good news

    Bone scan clean CAT scan clean, showed cancer contained in the prostate WHEW!

    Started by Pratoman, 11-14-2014 03:05 PM
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  46. Itching

    I have high post RP PSA = 0.29 and rising with PSADT = 8 months. For several months now I have full body itching. Back, arms, upper legs, hands,...

    Started by paulfr, 11-16-2014 05:50 AM
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    11-16-2014 07:47 PM Go to last post
  47. What I WISH I did BEFORE my Surgery...

    This is a list of things I WISH I did in the six weeks between the time of my biopsy and my surgery... I WISH I had started kegels I WISH I had...

    Started by ddayglo, 11-11-2014 11:49 PM
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    11-15-2014 04:26 PM Go to last post
  48. Is C11 beneficial to those with initial diagnosis

    During a turp operation in February 2011 the doctor took 13 biopsies, one of which turned out to be malignant. On the advice of an Oncologist I...

    Started by boblou, 11-14-2014 11:06 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-15-2014 01:34 PM Go to last post
  49. Proton beam radiation therapy

    Hi All Had my 2nd opinion, And the options for me were, Radiation or removal, I'm 57 and my Gleason scores are 3-6's and 2-7's , I was thinking...

    Started by RedBull151, 11-14-2014 08:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 179
    11-14-2014 09:27 PM Go to last post
  50. Very high PSA, but no cancer found yet. What's going on ?

    Seventy yr. old guy with history of stage 1 rectal cancer 3 yrs ago. Cancer did not penetrate to the prostate. So, every 5 months I see my cancer doc...

    Started by LenM, 11-13-2014 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 486
    11-14-2014 06:44 PM Go to last post

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