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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, We are coming to the US from overseas for an MRI-guided biopsy (high risk because prostate is very englarged prior to cancer) and thereafter prostatectomy (PSA rose in a month and a half from 12…Continue
Started by Hull. Last reply by Mr. Bill on Tuesday.
Hi Everyone,My worst nightmare came true yesterday afternoon. My doc gave me the biopsy report after weeks of stress and denial. I could tell it was bad news just looking at his face as he entered…Continue
Started by David Dodson.. Last reply by Chuck Grim Mar 23.
Hello All,I'm wondering if anyone could enlighten me on how to understand what I think are odd stats that I read on the Johns Hopkins website. I may be missing the obvious, so any thoughts would be…Continue
Started by Mary Oliver. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Mar 18.
Hoping for some advice! Very scared for my husband. He has just turned 60, was having some intermittent hip pain, and they discovered tumor. PSA 19. Biopsied Thursday, results yesterday: Gleason…Continue
Started by K Thomas. Last reply by David Lennon Mar 10.
The significant of 5 years undetectable PSA after radical prostatectomyContinue
Started by Tony Williams. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Mar 1.
Might a $100 home digital scale that measures weight, bone mass, muscle mass, body fat, hydration and weight via BIA (body impedance analysis) -- NOT BMI, help guide us? If it shows bone loss…Continue
Started by Lee Green. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 25.
Would any of the researchers in the group be interested in submitting a proposal to NIH/NCI CAM to perform a clinical trial on Salvestrols. They have funding and this is just the kind of study that…Continue
Started by David Grothe. Last reply by frank defazio Feb 22.
I've seen many posts on various forums about the danger of ingesting sugar when one has prostate cancer, especially recurring prostate cancer. I've also seen many conflicting websites on the topic.…Continue
Started by Dave S.. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 20.
Hello Everyone,I'm writing as the spouse of someone (age 57) who has a PSA of 5.27 and a %FPSA of 14.4 (negative DRE). My question concerns regular random biopsies vs. color doppler-assisted…Continue
Started by Mary Oliver. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 16.