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One of our primary goals is to help newly diagnosed men to come to the best possible decision for them about a specific course of action. Given two men with exactly the same clinical characteristics, the best possible decision for man A may be very different to the best possible decision for man B.
Hi Mike & Fellow Board Guys...Went for my biopsy today...Nowhere near as bad as I was expecting, 12 cores and only 2 of them were uncomfortable....Very nice Doc and Nurse...Was able to ask them a few questions, and even had a couple of…Continue
Started by Tony salvo. Last reply by Tony salvo on Thursday.
Hi. I've been advised that the time has come to treat my prostate cancer. My Gleason score has increased to 3 + 4 = 7, involving 5 of 5 cores (50% of total tissue), 40% Gleason pattern 4.My PSA (on Finisteride) has increased to 5.9 from 5.5.The…Continue
Started by steven linn. Last reply by Don Oberlin on Thursday.
I have a date with Dr Sanda and his robotic friend early (5 am) Tuesday moning at Emory in Atlanta .I hope he's a "morning person" because I'm certainly not. I feel fortunate to have been told about a pca surgeon of his stature and abilities here in…Continue
Started by SB. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott on Wednesday.
Has anyone been diagnosed with a secondary cancer where the secondary cancer was caused by use of bicalutamide, or does the below Article explain why after long term use of bicalutamide, it is known to accelerate cancer growth instead of delay it…Continue
Started by Richard Stanton. Last reply by Richard Stanton Aug 18.
Hi everyone,I am new to this forum, thank you for accepting me. My 70 year young dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He didn't tell me what stage but thank god appears to be an earlier stage so at this time we are doing active surveillance. His…Continue
Started by Betsy B. Last reply by JERRY RUNNELS Aug 14.