DRE effect on PSA
Worried20165 days ago
Has anyone any experience on having a psa test done directly after a Dre? My dads psa went from 8.7 to 9.3 but he had a Dre just before the ...
Worried20169 days ago
My dad is 76 and in 2015 it was discovered on ultrasound that his prostate was enlarged. Psa then was 6.9, then 6.7, then 6.5 so upper e...
Exercise is the best medicine?
Burnett194813 days ago
Burnett1948. I have been told by my Radiation Oncologist that the best way to keep my PSA down is to exercise to the point of exhaustion. My...
Holistic Prostate treatments
Dgore19 days ago
I've heard there's a prostate support group out there that has been using holistic treatments successfully in treating pr...
Questions for my Rad Onc
tcp507196719 days ago
I am status post RP and am scheduled to meet my Rad Onc to discuss radiation treatment with or without ADT. Can anyone suggest some question...
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yup another new one
oldsilverado20 days ago
Hello i see a lot of problems my cancer jumped out of prostate went to lymph nodes,had 40 radiation treatments,then started lupron every 6 m...
Spouses and Partners...A Place For You
Darryla month ago
You have to take care care of yourself if you want to take care of the man in your life with prostate cancer. ...
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SpaceOAR hydrogel - Hype or Help?
Anyone have any thoughts or experience with SpaceOAR hydrogel for undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer...good or bad? What your doct...
Biopsy Mistakes Happen
They said he had prostate cancer, and, after surgery they told him he did not.
Erleada , a new prostate cancer treatment
Erleada just received FDA approval for non-metastatic castration resistent prostate cancer. malecare.org/erleada/ Ever though many in this ...
RhodyVa month ago
Hi my name is Rhody this is my first post. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in May of 2017. My father died from metastatic PC in 1991and...
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ONE YEAR POST RADIOTHERAPY
Desanthonya month ago
Just wanted to let you know that at my last check one year post radiotherapy my PSA is now undetectable. I am doing OK too. A few late ons...
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BillyBullfroga month ago
Hi I'm BillyBullfrog and I am new to this forum. I have found it helpful to discover that others are having the same experiences as me.
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immune system and bacteria in our gut fights cancer.
Darryl2 months ago
Interesting article on how our immune system and bacteria in our gut fights cancer....
Scheduled for Proton treatment (pencil beam) at Mayo.
Steveo33122 months ago
I was just wondering if anyone has gone through the following treatment course at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. My Doctor said he is f...
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Men with Prostate Cancer May Not Know All Of Their Treatment Options and Risks by Brian Miles, MD
Basic and simple summary of the various first stage treatments and their side effects. A good read for newly ...
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night time issues
winglets2 months ago
I'm 34, male and for more than 2 months now I've been experiencing some strange, vague symptoms which are actually hard to describe.
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The Black Watch
EricE2 months ago
When I used to be a hockey goalie, I'd listen to bagpipe marches before crucial games. The pumped me up. I think I'll watch this video bef...
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Merry Christmas, you have prostate cancer
jbsnv2 months ago
Hello All my name is Tony, I am 58, I was diagonised with prostate cancer 3 days after Cristmas (Merry Christmas to me) .. My PSA was in low...
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Rising PSA After Treatment
MC55652 months ago
I was diagnosed in 2008 with psa of 53.4, Gleason 3+4, biopsy of 12 out of 12 cores up to 90%, possible extra capsular extension to the pros...
Newbie. Increasing psa. What to do next?
George19542 months ago
I am 63 yo. My psa has been rising as follows. 6.4 May16. 6.9 Nov16. 8.1 Aug17. 9.1 Jan18. My Urologist has been wanting to do biopsies sinc...
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Zape2 months ago
Hi, I had radiation on my prostate about 10 years ago and so far so good. My psa just went up from 0.6 to 0.7 recently. Could I have a probl...
JRC612 months ago
56m, Digital in Oct. 2017- hard & enlarged on right side, PSA 40. 12/13 positive PSA 3+5=8 (5%@5) one core. Pretty healthy otherwise. PROLAR...
Ibuprofen - wouldn't have guessed
pcasucks2 months ago
team of researchers from Denmark and France has found that taking regular doses of the pain reliever ibuprofen over a long period of time ca...
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PROSTATITIS OR IS IT CANCER?
steinmother2 months ago
I'm angry. I have been followed by my internal medicine doctor with yearly PSA for ten years. The last three years the PSA came back a littl...
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Subscribe to Prostate Cancer LiveStream on YouTube youtube.com/malecare
Darryl3 months ago
Please "subscribe" to our new YouTube channel, youtube.com/malecare We'll be starting up Livestream events shortly, with special guests & pr...
High PSA Apparently Due To Infection?
Dekrib3 months ago
I am a healthy 73 year old. I had my first PSA test in 2015 and the result was 3.5 and a second test in 2016 resulted in the same reading. ...
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dale3393 months ago
I have not been officially diagnosed yet. My only symptom was a reduced urine flow. In October I had a DRE and my prostate was "slightly enl...
ORCHIECTOMY OR ADT??
steinmother3 months ago
Having side effects from ADT. Hot flashes, no libido, penile shortening. Testicles now shrunk to size of a grape. I understand orchiectomy i...
Sometimes the medicine works
AlanMeyer3 months ago
I met someone this weekend who told me about a friend of his who had a radical prostatectomy in 1990. It didn't do the job and he soon had ...
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