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What not to say to a cancer patient

Cancer-Inspire's journal

Cancer-Inspire

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By Radha_Inspire Digital Editor, Inspire A Personal Health column at the New York Times today discussed what to say and, crucially, what not to say, to cancer patients based on a book called Loving, Supporting and Caring for the Cancer Patient by Dr. Stan Goldberg, a prostate cancer patient and communications specialist at San Francisco State University. Any type of discussion about ... Read More

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Cryo - your experiences, side effects, research?

In: Treatment options

marko13

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I've heard of cryotherapy and cryoablation. Don't know if that's synonymous. Has anyone had cryo? What was it like? What side effects? How long since treatment? My surgeon said if I'm concerned with erectile function never consider cryo. I thought it was one with fewer side effects than surgery or radiation but obviously i don't know much about it yet. Would love to hear your stories ... Read More

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My sweet husband, went to be with Jesus on November 20, 2016.

In: In Memoriam

Huntsman

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I want to thank everyone here who answered all his questions, showed compassion and those who prayed for him!! He was a great husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and friend. He loved the outdoors..... he couldn't stand being stuck indoors. I don't understand why God took him at 56 years old, but I do know that my precious husband is now healed.He is no longer suffering from ... Read More

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PSA Cancer Screening Guidelines Consequences.

In: Screening and early detection

gudge2

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As some of you may be tragically aware the guidelines for using the PSA to screen for prostate cancer were changed in 2012 by the US Preventive Services Task Force. This led to some serious misunderstanding among not only principal care physicians but also screening disagreements among The American Cancer Society, The American Urological Association and the National Comprehensive Cancer ... Read More

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How much help with ED do you get?

In: Managing side effects

Traderboy

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Here in the U.K., according to recent research by Prostate Cancer UK: 'Prostate cancer patients ‘abandoned to deal with erection problems alone’ Just 13% of UK's local health commissioners provide adequate care for erectile dysfunction, reveal shocking new figures uncovered by Prostate Cancer UK, leaving thousands of men recovering from prostate cancer treatment struggling with the ... Read More

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Discomfort after Brachytherapy.

In: Managing side effects

manuniited

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Hi All, My name is KC Naidoo, a South African Indian. 64 years of age. 3 years ago I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. My PSA was 13.90. I underwent Brachytherapy as per my Urologist recommendation. This was done on the 30th November 2013. My PSA as dropped to 1.53 on my first check 3 months later thereafter reduced to know 0.46. According to my Urologist the cancer is gone. But ... Read More

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After RP: Does anyone NOT suffer from ED?

In: Prostate cancer and intimacy

Vas-1

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My husband is 52 years old and was diagnosed with stage one PC in June. He has a Gleason score of a six. His brother is 14 years older and has stage 4 PC. Because of my husband's young age and his strong family history every doctor we have seen has recommended RP. He is scheduled for surgery on Dec. 2nd. We are a very sexually active couple. My husband has NEVER had ED. He gets rock ... Read More

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TOWARDS THE END, HOSPICE AND CHANGES

cericwin's journal

cericwin

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I was admitted again to the hospice unit on Friday, November 25, the day after Thanksgiving. I can't sugar-coat this; I must be honest and admit that finally things have gotten to the point where I'm having days that are so very difficult, filled with pain and suffering, that I sometimes wonder how I can continue. I've been kind of proud of myself until recently, that I have managed ... Read More

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