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    Hi msca, Welcome to the forum as I join the...

    Hi msca,

    Welcome to the forum as I join the others in asking for a bit more info.

    Can you give us a few details, such as:
    *your husband's age
    * any PC in his family history
    * what are his...
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    Because I told her so. ROTFLMAO

    Because I told her so. ROTFLMAO
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    I remember from just two years ago when I lost --...

    I remember from just two years ago when I lost -- within the span of a few months -- two of my closes friends from grade school/high school. Only in their mid 60s.

    I know how you're feeling, my...
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    In some patients, the cowper's glands continue to...

    In some patients, the cowper's glands continue to function. These are the glands (two pea shaped glands at the base of the penis) that produce pre-cum fluid and are usually left behind during...
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    I hope that you will no longer take any...

    I hope that you will no longer take any testosterone treatments because this is thought to be a "fuel" for prostate cancer.

    Have you had any subsequent PSA tests? A jump of over 5 points in just...
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    Hi Tracy, Sorry to read about the battle your...

    Hi Tracy,

    Sorry to read about the battle your dad is having. It is great that you are taking an active role in helping him deal with this.

    I'm not well versed in suggesting the questions you...
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    Welcome to the forum, FnR. Not much I can add to...

    Welcome to the forum, FnR. Not much I can add to all the great info & comments you have received so far.

    I agree that you are doing the right thing by being so proactive with your health.
    ...
  8. THANK YOU, Jaffa. And welcome to the forum! :)

    THANK YOU, Jaffa. And welcome to the forum! :)
  9. Hi Vicky -- and welcome to the forum. I'm so...

    Hi Vicky -- and welcome to the forum.

    I'm so VERY sorry to hear of your husband's passing. But I'm also glad that he found friends and support here. And remember that we are here for YOU also,...
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    Thank you, my friend!! :)

    Thank you, my friend!! :)
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    Good luck to you!! Glad that you are doing all...

    Good luck to you!! Glad that you are doing all your homework. This will enable you to make the best choice possible. :)
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    I was going batty with my BPH -- if you named a...

    I was going batty with my BPH -- if you named a location in my general area, I could name you all the finest restrooms. My BPH got so bad that it eventually eliminated all of my erections.
    ...
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    Tell him that he would have a decent chance of...

    Tell him that he would have a decent chance of being among the surgery patients who still have an ejaculation of "sorts." At the base of the penis are two pea shaped glands called the Cowpers...
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    Welcome to the forum, DM, with great hopes that...

    Welcome to the forum, DM, with great hopes that you do not become one of us who have been diagnosed with PC.

    At this point, I see no need to have a biopsy, especially since your PSA actually went...
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    The great news is that your PSA is still a solid...

    The great news is that your PSA is still a solid ZERO. Even if it moves around at the micro levels, it is still zero. I'll give you another movie/television analogy.....

    In the original Star...
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    Have you discussed with your doctors whether...

    Have you discussed with your doctors whether brachytherapy (radioactive seeds) is an option for you? From what I understand, radioactive seeding is one of the most effective forms of radiation...
  17. Hi SDTX, I join Michael in welcoming you (and...

    Hi SDTX,

    I join Michael in welcoming you (and your husband) to the forum. I agree with his suggestion to create a signature with all of his vital data.

    This data will paint a clear picture of...
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    Hello -- and welcome to the forum -- Dave. As...

    Hello -- and welcome to the forum -- Dave.

    As usual, there isn't much left to say after Michael makes one of his wonderful posts.

    If he didn't mention it, you might grab a copy of the 4th...
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    Hi CW, Welcome to the forum -- welcome to both...

    Hi CW,

    Welcome to the forum -- welcome to both of you. If you check the "sticky threads" near the top of the forum, you'll find one that explains how to create a signature. There is a finite...
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    A sticky conversation, for sure. LOL

    A sticky conversation, for sure. LOL
  21. Hi Tracy, I can't add much to the great advice...

    Hi Tracy,

    I can't add much to the great advice the others have given, except to agree with them that this situation can be controlled for many years. So hang in there.

    Welcome to the forum and...
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    You should consider scheduling consultations with...

    You should consider scheduling consultations with a top surgeon AND a top radiation oncologist.

    Ask them detailed questions on the pros and cons of both treatment types. Then you can make an...
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    One thing to realize is that the side effects of...

    One thing to realize is that the side effects of surgery and radiation are the very same. The difference is time. With surgery, they happen right away and get better as time goes on. With...
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    The big thing is that there are no higher Gleason...

    The big thing is that there are no higher Gleason scores than 7. Even the stage 3 classification means that, while it did invade nearby tissues, it has NOT gone to other parts of the body.

    The...
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    Welcome aboard, Marco. We're glad you found us....

    Welcome aboard, Marco. We're glad you found us.

    You'll probably be getting lots of comments from others who have had similar experiences.

    In the meantime, wishing you the very best!
    Chuck
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