Cancer Free after 3rd Post Surgery PSA
BobJensen5 days agoPOPULAR
I went to my urologist on Friday, March 17. He gave me the results of my 3rd post surgery PSA test. It's 0.0013 % perfectly normal. He said ...
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AlanMeyer10 days ago
This post is motivated by a posting from Roger2Dodger, who is experiencing bad side effects of radiation.
I found an article on the Internet ...
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Side effects of EBRT
Roger2Dodger10 days ago
Side effects of of my radiation treatments has been in the NOT tolerable range, until my oncologist prescribed methylprednisolone steriod...
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Heart Event, 1996
TinCanSailor-Texas11 days ago
I just turned 79. On Labor Day weekend, 1996, I experienced pains across back and shoulders and began popping, ASPIRIN because I could not ...
My 2017 PSA Test
Since my Urologist of 19-years is not in my Aetna Medicare network at this time, I resorted to my PCP to run my PSA test along with my annua...
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Some Urologists Doing Two Surgeries at the Same Time!
Darryl11 days ago
Imagine that your urologist said s/he was going to perform your surgery and another man's surgery, during the exact same time, bouncing betw...
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Post op 10 days ago
123Mike12315 days agoPOPULAR
Hi I'm new to this. I' m 60 & was diagnosed with prostrate cancer just before Christmas and have had robotic surgery 10 days ago. Everything...
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Reality sinking in
cajunDIR19 days agoPOPULAR
was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year at the age of 49. one week after biopsy confined malignant cancer and an aggressive strain the ...
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Recovering from prostate cancer
Leger2015a month agoPOPULAR
I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2015. I had 39 fractions of radiotherapy in July and August 2016 and have been on hormone t...
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New to Community
Moespya month ago
Had RALP mid 2011 <0.1 PSA; Bio Recurrence 6/15 0.4, Radiation 9/15 <.01 PSA. Rising PSA 02/17 0.1. Doc is waiting for 0.4 to start Scans an...
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FOR USA ONLY- PSA Testing Under Fire by CMS
Darryla month ago
Here is a newly emerged advocacy opportunity regarding the PSA test and Prostate Cancer in the USA. Malecare feels you should be empowered ...
What my $25 co-pay gets me.
Joe_Kama month ago
I have my health insurance through my wife's job. I'm on SSDisability, which comes with Medicare A, which is Hospital only. A few weeks ago...
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coolpolitealexa month ago
My question really is that is it allways after radiation your left with impotence and or is it only to do with you not producing sperm, or i...
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Prostrate radiation, Painful Burning
Roger2Dodgera month ago
I have had 10 treatments Of EBRT, my frequency of urination has increased from 1 times during night time sleep to two. My main concern, it ...
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cajun1949a month ago
It's been 15 years post op for me. Back in '08 my PSA on 02/07/08 was 0.04.... Six months later 08/11/08 was 0.10, and so forth to ... My p...
FYI: Radiation With Antiandrogen Therapy Improves Survival in Recurrent Prostate Cancer, The New England Journal of Medicine
Attitude67a month ago
Published in Oncology
Journal Scan / Research · February 10, 2017
* This study sought to determine whether adding antiandrogen therapy to rad...
Integrative Medicine Specialists and Oncologists are now throwing stones at each others glass homes. What do you think?
Attitude672 months ago
Dr. Joesph Mercola has been called a charlatan by pharmaceutical companies and traditional practitioners. However Dr. Mercola is being follo...
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Zoladex and high blood pressure
Hidden2 months ago
I HAD A RP FOUR YEARS AGO AT THE CHRISTY IN MANCHESTER. MY OP WAS A SUCCESS AND I SAILED THROUGH WITH NO PROBLEM.
I NOW HAVE A RISING PSA N...
Waiting for the test results - excrutiating
bhastr2 months agoPOPULAR
With rising psa levels, my urologist recommended a biopsy which I had on Friday. Much more unpleasant than I expected! The wait is excruci...
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dmlock2 months ago
Hi - Recently diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. 7 out of 12 cores were positive. Gleason score is a 6. Clinical Stage is T1c. I have met with ...
Is ADT the end of sex?
ronton22 months ago
Has anyone in our community managed to stay "sexual" on hormone deprivation/Lupron? It sounds like the death knell. Is that loss comparabl...
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New way to diagnose prostate cancer
AlanMeyer2 months ago
The headline in this Jan 20, 2017 story from the BBC is "'Huge leap' in prostate cancer testing."
They use "multi-parametric" MRI scanning, a...
A Message from Malecare regarding the Travel and Refugee Ban into the USA
Darryl2 months ago
All of us are affected by the recent refugee and travel ban. At one time or another, all of us have been helped by doctors, medical students...
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Mild forms of Chemotherapy that extend lives of PCa Patients.
I am a PCa survivor with Advanced Prostate Cancer who has survived for more than twenty years. Somebody asked me what drugs, substances, I h...
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For our USA Brothers: Petition for an Office of Men's Health
It's up to US to Spread This Around! This is our moment to get an Office of Men's Health. Let's get 100,000 signatures on this by February 2...
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One Year Post Surgery to Remove Prostate
BobJensen2 months agoPOPULAR
I had my one year anniversary from removal of my prostate. I am still cancer free.
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Up Date MRI Guided Biopsy
Roger2Dodger2 months ago
Yesterday I received my results on the Guided MRI Biopsy performed on Jan. 6. I had a Trans rectal ultrasonography (TRUS) back in ...
Artificial Urinary Sphincter ~ Post-op
RolandUK3 months ago
I'm 13 months past my Prostatectomy.
in spite of doing all the required Kegel Exercises I'm still pretty much 100 % incontinent ... ...
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POST-CHEMO WHITE BLOODCOUNT NOT REBOUNDING
dmt11213 months ago
After reading numerous articles, I have only found that the fact that my ANC remains at 880 six weeks (low white blood cell count) after tre...
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biopsies and diagnosis
Darryl3 months ago
Excellent discussion about biopsies and diagnosis, from the BBC
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