... Thank you, Jim! That last comment made me feel a bit emotional. It means a lot coming from you. ... (6 replies)
... I've responded in red!
Baptista and Jim thanks for you support. Stanford is the current surgery location of choice.
Steve (16 replies)
... That's a good attitude, and attitude is important. ... (14 replies)
... and the Erasmus Medical Center program being comfortable with men as young as 55. How that has changed! Dr. Peter Carrol, a prominent PC surgeon from the UCSF, called a conference of 200 world experts in AS in 2007. ... (3 replies)
... First of all, congratulation on your excellent pathology report. Your strong desire to "act decisively and hopefully only once" has a very high probability of coming true! ... (14 replies)
... You've had some helpful replies already, but I'll add a few points in green to an excerpt of your initial post. I'll be second guessing the doctors, but please be aware that I have had no enrolled medical education. ... (5 replies)
... I am posting this on behalf of my husband. 5 months ago he went to our family practitioner for a routine physical and she ordered a PSA level on his blood test along with all of the other regular assays. He was 38 yrs old at the time, with no immediate family history of prostate cancer. ... (5 replies)
... Reston for the panel meetings in 2006 and 2007. Our "International Conference on Prostate Cancer 2006" was also held in Reston. Bet you didn't know it was such a hotbed of prostate cancer activity! ... (21 replies)
... nt factor in the thinking of the major Active Surveillance programs in the US and world, and because their approaches differ substantially, I thought it deserved a separate thread. ... (22 replies)
... You seem to be on a good path to a decision on your father's course of action. All the prior posts are correct. Your father appears to have a low risk diagnosis with almost certain organ confined disease. ... (16 replies)