Given my answer for my treatment
Arjayel9 days ago
I would like to thank everyone for their words. Some scared me, some made me feel better but all your words were greatly appreciated. I had ...
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Do you have stress incontinence when you stand up?
BobJensen11 days ago
Do you have stress incontinence when you stand up? I went to physical therapy and my therapist taught me how to deal with this. Move your bo...
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aquaeyes512 days agoPOPULAR
I happened upon this site trying to find some resources for my husband. He is two years post robotic surgery, almost a year post-radiation, ...
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Patience is needed in your cancer journey.
BobJensen16 days ago
Patience is needed in your cancer journey. The whole process will try your patience to the max. Waiting for your biopsy, results, testing be...
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Trying to decide between EB radiation and surgery
Arjayel18 days agoPOPULAR
Trying to decide on surgery or EBR. 61 yrs old, PSA=6, Gleason=7, fully inside prostate, no symptoms whatsoever, in good health. I am worrie...
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Post op five weeks
123Mike12324 days agoPOPULAR
Hello, I'm new to all this so forgive me if I ramble on. I had robotic prostrate surgery 5 weeks ago. My caferter was taken out 3 weeks ago....
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boxmka month ago
Over 2 years ago I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. Gleason of 3 + 3. Have been on active surveillance and have PSA tested every 3 mo...
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EBRT- (External Beam Radiation Therapy)
Roger2Dodgera month ago
I just finished 43 treatments of EBRT, side effects were manageable, thanks to my oncologist. Some at times , were not very pleasant. It goe...
AlanMeyera month 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
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-Texasa month 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!
Darryla month 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
123Mike123a month 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
cajunDIR2 months 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
Leger20152 months 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
Moespy2 months 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
Darryl2 months 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_Kam2 months 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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coolpolitealex2 months 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
Roger2Dodger2 months 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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cajun19492 months 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
Attitude672 months ago
Published in Oncology
Journal Scan / Research · February 10, 2017
* This study sought to determine whether adding antiandrogen therapy to rad...
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Integrative Medicine Specialists and Oncologists are now throwing stones at each others glass homes. What do you think?
Attitude673 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
Hidden3 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
bhastr3 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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dmlock3 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?
ronton23 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
AlanMeyer3 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
Darryl3 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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