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The "New" Prostate Cancer InfoLink Social Network is a service of Prostate Cancer International and is closely associated with the core information and daily news made available through The "New" Prostate Cancer InfoLink. We welcome patients, family members, physicians, researchers, and anyone else who is seeking information about what's happening on Planet Prostate Cancer.
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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.
If you've had enlarged breasts (gynecomastia) resulting from prostate cancer treatment and sought breast reduction surgery or other remedy, please share your experience here.Continue
Started by Ken Schuster 4 hours ago.
I am 11 years post RP. I went through what could be described as a barbaric, disingenuous, and debilitating process. I have been in therapy for over 10 years. I've tried pill, shots, diet, pumps, etc. My marriage fell apart and all new attempts at…Continue
Started by Eduardo. Last reply by Carl V Peterson yesterday.
Please see my stats for details on my recurrent cancer. After more than 4 PET scans at the Mayo in 2017, my oncologist said I should wait until my PSA has risen to 8 before getting another scan because the cancer remained undetectable. Then in…Continue
Started by Tom Full. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott May 7.
My 16 core biopsy on my 93cc prostate showed one core with Gleason 6 (<10%) and one core with ASAP cells. I completed 39 radiation treatments (no surgery) at the end of July 2018. Pre-treatment my PSA was 7.0. My first PSA test was at 7 weeks was…Continue
Started by Wayne Farris. Last reply by Wayne Farris Apr 18.
Hi all - my husband, at age 37, was diagnosed. It started off with the lab ordering a PSA because they hadn't received the lab slip from the dr, so they ordered what he "usually" orders. It came back at 5, which was investigated because of husband's…Continue
Started by Tammy. Last reply by ASAdvocate Mar 15.
I am almost 74 in good health and fairly active. I was recently diagnosed as having prostate cancer. I have had a MRI and a biopsy and waiting on the results of a bone scan. A rectal examination revealed a smooth fairly small prostate without…Continue
Started by James Crowe. Last reply by ASAdvocate Mar 15.