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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.
I have yet to see or find research findings related to the administration of ADT for low to intermediate Pca. It appears that the "gold standard" is 6 months, but on what basis is that made? Given the bad side effects of ADT, especially returning to…Continue
Started by Alan Kousen. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott on Tuesday.
Just wondering if anyone can shed any light on this histology report. The laproscopy RP took place Christmas Eve 2010 and the PSA was a neglibible<0.05 until May 2013 when it rose to 0.06, continued rising to 0.09 and is currently 0.1. A…Continue
Started by jo camin. Last reply by jo camin on Monday.
I am having difficulty finding stage 1, low risk men who have had or are considering permanent Brachytherapy (seed implants). I have only connected with 3 guys out of 3 various forums. We would like to hear from more guys who have had this…Continue
Started by Robert James. Last reply by Robert James Sep 22.
I'm 49 yrs old and always had normal PSA in the past but this year it spiked almost 4x see below. I went to see Uro and he said my DRE was normal and put me on 30-day Cipro antibiotics then retest again in October.Looking at the PSAs between 2015…Continue
Started by David Le. Last reply by Don Oberlin Sep 19.
I have been watching the site, but haven't posted for a while, and thought I would share my current status, perhaps for someone's benefit, and perhaps for any suggestions or advice.Let me quickly summarize my background:67 Year Old Male. I have…Continue
Started by John L. Last reply by John L Sep 18.
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 SB Sep 11.