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... s like a great plan for you. How great would it be if you can go through your youngish years as well as your older ones without having to suffer the side effects of treatment. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks to all of you that posted info. which was both informative and encouraging. Well I had my biopsy completed the day before Thanksgiving...the Urologist does 18 core biopsy. ... (12 replies)

In complete shock
Jun 25, 2012
... He says that the surgery left behind about half of the gland, some 14cc. The part with the cancer is still in. ... (35 replies)
... if it is done in the same laboratory that you have doubts of their analysis. ... (3 replies)
... crushed" when the biopsy needle meets the tissue at an unfortunately unfavorable angle, as I understand it, and not usable. If it happens to just one or two out of many cores taken, that may be okay, but it could warrant a repeat biopsy if crushed cores create too much uncertainty. ... (2 replies)
... Well I am off this morning for my first PSA test. 8 weeks post op and feeling great. I am having the test at my internist as my surgeon said the important part of the repeat PSAs is to have them done at the same lab each time. As I see my intenist every year I am having them draw my blood. ... (29 replies)
... Great news Duke! Congrats and best of health! ... (12 replies)
... Doctor wants to monitor PSA and repeat if not stable. ... (4 replies)
... op. Mine didn't like any kind of Viagra therapy, but it seems most docs put their patients on it. I don't know! I just go with the flow of what my doc says. So far so good, so I can't complain. Keep us in the loop. ... (29 replies)
... Consider yourself very lucky! The tree surgeons who learned by doing me at the local VA fixed me so that I will need a diaper for the rest of my life and I still have a PSA! ... (8 replies)
Just diagnosed
Jun 25, 2007
... obot surgery. I definitely would not have returned for a longer period if I did heavy work. My urologist did not want me lifting anything heavier than a gallon of milk for six weeks, then whatever felt right. After six weeks, the issue was more one of stamina. If you work in an AC crane, it would probably be better. ... (5 replies)
My brother
Dec 16, 2004
... You are my brother's age and the two of you went through it about the same time. The feelings you have described are exactly what I think my brother is feeling. ... (7 replies)
... usual 65 year old, so I have recovered from the surgery in great shape. I was continent in 2 days, and the "rest of it" still functions though the vitality isn't quite there yet. ... (3 replies)
Life Expectantcy
Oct 1, 2008
... this board since early August and just checked this thread. Medved and I see things from a similar viewpoint, and I'm hopeful that bouncing thoughts between all of us on the thread may be helpful. ... (9 replies)
... Hello. After 3 biopsies spaced at 3 months apart, we finally got a conclusive diagnosis of cancer. ... (16 replies)
... In 1983, Dr. Fred Lee was a successful radiologist, loving husband and father of five children. After watching a manufacturer's demonstration of an experimental transrectal ultrasound machine, he scheduled a demonstration test on himself. ... (5 replies)

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