I’m interested in finding the best incontinence briefs. I’m having robotic prostatectomy on January 11....
I am scheduled for a prostatectomy Monday with Dana Faber. My prior PSA scores were 83 and 79....
First 72 hours
I'm scheduled for a radical robotic prostatectomy in two weeks. Can anyone describe what the first 72 hours after surgery is like?...
Take your time before deciding
The only times I ever hear patients regret the initial treatment decision ( whether prostatectomy, radiation, active surveillance, or ablatio...
Hormone therapy for post prostatectomy cancer recurrence.
I have been reading that hormone therapy, including Lupron, can cause cognitive decline. Has anyone heard of this, or had experience with thi...
Catheter surgery gone bad
My husband just woke up from recovery with two catheters one the normal way and one out of his belly under his belly button. He has had nothi...
Newly diagnosed, surgery next month
Stage1, facing Robotic Rad Prostatomy mid-June 4 lesions ( Gleason: 7,3+4)would like to compare notes with someone who has already had the su...
55 and technically stage 4 PC
Hi, I am 55 and have had prostatectomy almost 2 years ago with 37 radiation beams.. PSA was 0.9......
My doctor said that HIFU is a possible treatment for my low-grade cancer, Gleason 6 but I need a special kind of biopsy and MRI which gives a...
How I got to "undetectable" PSA
Hello, Everyone. I’ve benefited greatly from reading the posts on this site and since I’ve now reached a ( temporary?...
Rising PSA after Prostatectomy
Hello All, This is my first time posting on this platform but I've been following some of your life challenges for the last year, now I have ...
Prostate cancer diagnosis 2 weeks ago scheduled for surgery
Hello All, I am new here as of now! I was diagnosed with Prostate cancer....
I'm a 52 y/o male with a PSA of 4.9 and rising. Recent biopsy showed Gleeson score of 6/6/7(4+3 ) and 8 ( 4+4 ) across the midsection of the ...
Is Radical Retropubic robot assisted prostatectomy with nerve sparing truly considered experimental?
I am wondering if anyone had to appeal a denial on a predetermination letter for this proceedure? While I was meeting with Dr. Vipul Patel an...
Starting to panic
Well I had another bone scan ( prior scan negative ) due to some lower back pain and it came back positive for metastasis in the left proxima...
Revisiting a Question on Tx
A couple of weeks ago I sought opinions on whether to move ahead with Lupron and radiation to prostate bed and lymph nodes based on my status...
SPPORT Trial Phase 3. Radiation and Hormone Therapy Combo May Help Prevent Cancer’s Return After Prostatectomy
I had prostatectomy and I have often thought what would have happened if I had added pelvic nodes radiation and ADT to my first recurrence. I...
Sick of the meds
Hello Johnny here. Diagnosed late 2011 at 46 years old, Gleason 9 ( 4+5 ) PSA 50....
Robotic prostatectomy summer of 2013, 39 radiation treatments spring of 2014, rising PSA summer of 2016. I am currently getting Eligard shots...
Up next: Hormone therapy and radiation
Thank you to everyone for sharing your experiences. It has been almost 2 years since my prostatectomy and my PSA has risen to 1.1 ( or 1.3 de...
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