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... diet, exercise and stress reduction that is tailored to prostate cancer. ... (10 replies)
... I am sorry I didn't find this site sooner and am wondering and hoping that my info will help your dad. My husband was a nuclear physicist during his career and when he took the radiation treatments he got radiation sickness, because radiation never leaves the body and no one checked up on that before the radiation treatments, which he had to stop halfway through. Radiation... (10 replies)
... year old dad was diagnosed as having prostate cancer. ... (10 replies)

... Hello, I had my surgery last October, for the first few weeks I wore "Depends", fairly soon after I just used an "Always" 10 hour pad in my briefs. "Colace" will help with BM the first week or so. I didn't have much appetite for a couple weeks. Yogurt, apple sauce, soup, very light and bland diet. Then my staple for a few weeks was scrambled eggs, added baked potato soon... (1 replies)
Prostate removal
Feb 16, 2012
... d Pentasa for the rectal pain. Ultram helps him sleep when the pelvic pain gets bad. I asked him if he would consider surgery. He said no, because of the risk of incontinence and ED. He says he feels like it's mostly under control now. ... (2 replies)
Prostate Cancer
Jan 26, 2010
... In addition to the books recommended, I urge you to purchase "You Can Beat Prostate Cancer" by Robert Marckini. ... (20 replies)
... Thank you very much. As I have mentioned the incontinence and ED is what worries my husband the most. His Dr looked at my husband like he was crazy. ... (15 replies)
... st advanced forms of radiation with a very targeted beam that does not have a great impact on neighboring tissue in your body. It releases its energy within the prostate and treats it, and a small safety margin, and then dissipates. ... (13 replies)
... At any rate, I agree with the previous poster that at your father's age, and considering the typical slow growth of a prostate tumor in a man that age, the best bet may be not to do anything, other than possibly hormone therapy. ... (13 replies)
... op after about 6 months, no incontinence or other side effects. I was also surgically cured with undetectable PSA's since. ... (23 replies)
... prior to the removal of the prostate and any surrounding tissues. ... (70 replies)
... rning curve for robotic is about 40 surgeries. The doc I went with has done well over 1000. That experience can be critical in not only the success of the cancer removal but also in minimizing side effects through skilled nerve sparing technique. ... (70 replies)
... Hi, My husband had prostate cancer surgery 2 months ago and still having a major problem with incontinence. You all are talking about wearing "pads" but he soaks 20 diapers a day! ... (15 replies)
... Hi, Richard Richard, I think laymen and professionals tell us that we have no need to rush into making decisions about treatment. I suppose the rate of an increase in the PSA would have caused me to feel some pressure to get on with the treatment, but I did not have that. A Gleason score of below 7 can give the patient a bit more calm in taking his time. A 7... (13 replies)
... Funny you'd mention an appendix...I had mine removed in 1989, it almost killed me, and the post surgical recovery for it was far worse than my prostate removal. Darn that thing hurt like a banshee, and I was on IV antibiotics for four days. ... (18 replies)
... I also had by then a urologist who is highly recomended nationally,so after considerable discussion,I had a radical prostate the end of Feb.2000. The situation appeared to be one of little choice. ... (3 replies)
... with Dr L. Klotz from Sunnybrook hospital Toronto, Ontario Canada. Be aware that removal of the prostate brings with it huge problems that never go away. ... (76 replies)
Just diagnosed
Jun 25, 2007
... Once the catheter is out, what types of incontinence undergarments are most comfortable, absorbent and unnoticeable? ... (5 replies)
... A friend sent me this site due to my having concerns about my "quality of life" recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery. ... (0 replies)
... I tried interspersing answers in green earlier and it seemed to work, so here goes again. Take care, and thanks for giving me a chance to speak from one of my favorite soap boxes, Jim (9 replies)

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