Prevention of prostate cancer
addisong3 hours ago
Thank you for allowing me to join. I am 82, with a psa reading of 3.1, which has slowly been increasing for the past 10 years. A biopsy of m...
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Surgical vs. chemical..,
billy19502 days ago
Wondering about the difference between surgical castration and chemical? Primarily if you get surgical castration do you need to go on hormo...
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A reason to have both ?
Stellabell2 days agoPOPULAR
Short recap: MRI found tumors, biopsy results Gleason's 8 and 9 in majority of samples, cancer found in left seminal vesicle, all pretty gri...
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ASTRO, ASCO, & AUA strongly endorse a shortened course of IMRT for primary therapy
Tall_Allen3 days ago
They strongly endorsed moderate hypofractionation (20 or 26 treatments) but only conditionally endorsed SBRT because they didn't consider an...
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Info Request For Cyberknife Procedure
Fox20183 days ago
Can anyone provide some feedback regarding their experience with a radiation process called Cyberknife? I understand there is not a l...
What questions do I need to ask when I get my Biopsy Results?
Chuck673 days ago
I am getting my Biopsy Results on Monday - see my profile for more information. I have searched everywhere and cannot seem to find what ques...
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I Just Got To Know
Number1gland8 days ago
I haven't been posting and replying on here very long but I have something I need to ask since this looks like where I'm going to be getting...
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Join the NEW Active Surveillance community!
Darryl10 days ago
Active Surveillance men, and those who care about them, are invited to join our new community, healthunlocked.com/active-s... (click on "fol...
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What To Do
Number1gland11 days ago
For those that don't know me I was diagnosed back in early July with Advanced Prostate Cancer. A biopsy found it in all core samples taken....
Family Concern - bleeding
nat_allen411 days ago
Hi all - Just a bit of background, my dad (52) was diagnosed with prostate cancer about two months ago, we have been assured it is a small s...
Participate in research study as part of RALP?
Kurt6513 days ago
I have my surgery coming up in a few weeks and the hospital would like me to participate in a research study on anesthesiology's impact on m...
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Resveratrol treatment may preserve erectile function after radiotherapy
FCoffey14 days ago
This paper was published in July in the International Journal of Impotence Research. The full text is available at
dentaltwin15 days ago
Any avid cyclists out there? I'd like to resume when permitted (I've been told 3 months), but I have a question about saddles and bike setu...
Erections after HIFU?
Smallfall15 days ago
I had half of my prostate ablated on July 26 of this year. The second night after HIFU I got an involuntary erection, with the catheter in. ...
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Medical Oncologist Recommendation In Philly?
Fox201817 days ago
Hello - can anyone recommend a medical oncologist in the Philadelphia area? I am looking for someone to look at my tests, scans, current me...
PSA Too Low To Be Treated With Radiation?
Fox201818 days agoPOPULAR
My radiation oncologist thinks my PSA level at .8 is too low for radiation treatment. It has doubled from .48 in 2010 to .80 in 2...
Fox201820 days ago
Does a prostate cancer diagnosis preclude you from donating blood? I have been a regular donor for 25 years and am wondering if I can /shou...
Open RP completed!
bw196321 days ago
Had my open RP on Wednesday at noon. 3 hours. Done well and got to go home next day around 1pm.
Has gone much better than I anticipated. G...
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mcg221 days ago
I am just over three weeks post De Vinci procedure. I am 55. I was very active running 6 miles three times a week and gym at least two days ...
Thetoad22 days ago
I'm 72 and have had an interesting 5 years. Emergency bowel cancer surgery, mesh repaired incisional hernia, cellulitus and gall bladder out...
Thetoad22 days agoPOPULAR
Hi there. First post. Biopsy was Gleason 7 (3+4) with no invasion etc as far as I can understand. Grade 2 Intermediate Favourable. I haven't...
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Stellabell22 days ago
I'll keep this first post simple. Had an MRI, discovered tumors. Biopsy showed majority of samples Gleasons 8 or 9 throughout prostate, incl...
Study Alternative to Surgery for Gleason 6,7
Drgucancer22 days ago
A new clinical trial opening next month with Active Surveillance vs Provenge Vaccine (provided free) for men with localized Gleason 6 and 7 ...
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Age 65 on September 21, 2018---Cancer-free after 3 years.
BobJensen23 days ago
One cause for celebration is I am cancer-free after 3 years. My surgery was November 24, 2015, 2 days before Thanksgiving. Many thanks to my...
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PSA Test vs. Free PSA Test
Fox201824 days ago
What is the difference between these two tests? I have always had an annual PSA Test for the last ten years. Now my urologist ha...
Fox201825 days agoPOPULAR
Hello everybody. Got the news 3 weeks ago about having prostate cancer. For the last 10 years my PSA levels ranged from .6 to .7 All my D...
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Prostate Cancer Caregivers Group
Darryla month ago
Reminder that we host a Prostate Cancer Caregivers group, here: healthunlocked.com/prostate... All spouses, partners, children, parents an...
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Awaiting biopsy results. What are next steps?
KC18a month ago
Hi. I posted on the Advanced Cancer network a few months ago. My husband has had a rising PSA for about 4-5 years. He is 49 now. He has had ...
Number1glanda month ago
Finally got a call from UC Health and will be going to visit the team on October 2. I'm not sure if I upset someone up at Cleveland Clinic w...
Arrived Here Because of Tall Allen
19tarpon47a month ago
I just joined health unlocked because Allen is now posting here and I value, enjoy, and learn from his experience, plus his suggestions when...
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