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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.
SO, the Prostate has now been removed and I am in first week of recovery with a catheter. I have a question about how many other men have large swelling of the scrotum. It's now larger than a large grapefruit, and I am keep it on a towel stack and…Continue
Started by Jim Fink yesterday.
I was diagnosed after a truss biopsy done June 19th 2019 with the following findings : Intermediate pca, tc2, Gleason 7 favorable ( 3plus 4)12 cores were taken; 6 cores were low Gleason 6 (3 plus 3 ) One core was the Gleason 7 favorable (3 plus…Continue
Started by mark rettman. Last reply by mark rettman Nov 12.
I've seen a radiation oncologist, my gastroenterologist, and 3 surgeons. Radiation ruled out due to high risk of damage to my colon/rectum. Open surgery recommended due to the prior surgeries and scarring. Recommended that I find a surgeon with "a…Continue
Started by Rob R. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Nov 11.
Early 2019, had radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, with recent 6 mo follow up negative CT. Result: one less kidney and about 50% of kidney clearance rate I had previously. Nephrologist told to avoid advil or the like as well and be very…Continue
Started by Kauai Steve Michelob Nov 8.
I was diagnosed recently with Gleason 7 favorable... New doc at sloan kettering, he suggested a second mri and biopsy scheduled for early October and we can re assess re possible Active surveillanceafter l I get those results in oct... I was on…Continue
Started by mark rettman. Last reply by mark rettman Nov 7.