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AMS 700 MS Penal Implant

Rich50
  • By Rich50 · Posted 2:12 am
  • In Managing side effects · 3 replies
  • Had "da Vinci" RP over 6 years ago having every complication possible. Now after penal rehab failure with Viagra after RP and also failure with all other PDE5 inhibitors ; Needing to control incontinence ...

SRT with negative margins

willda109
  • By willda109 · Posted yesterday at 10:37 pm
  • In Treatment options · 1 reply
  • I'm facing the issue of having salvation radiation therapy or not with negative margins, no indication of cancer in seminal vessels or lymph nodes, but with lymphatic (small vesse) invasion and persistent ...

5 months post RP Surgery

Soyke
  • By Soyke · Posted yesterday at 6:23 pm
  • In Managing side effects · 1 reply
  • I'm not sure if there are mean averages in this business, but it is always somewhat interesting to compare notes.....I am 69 years old and in good health and good shape physically.....The robotic surgery ...

58 with prostate cancer

CharlesS
  • By CharlesS · Posted yesterday at 6:30 am
  • In Newly diagnosed · 13 replies
  • I have been reading some posts of other members here, and realize that I am very lucky compared to many others. Still this whole thing scares the h*** out of me. I am a 58 year-old who was diagosed with ...

BIOPS CAN, AND DO, CAUSE UNQUANTIFIED LASTING DAMAGE?

rhudhach
  • By rhudhach · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Active surveillance · 4 replies
  • In response to an earlier discussion, http://www.inspire.com/groups/us-too-pro state-cancer/discussion/psa-whole-nos-vs -decimals/, Explorer08 made the following comments on April 5: “ @ rhudhach: fascinating ...

Provenge and Eosinophils

Kayakbob
  • By Kayakbob · Posted April 19, 2014
  • In Treatment options · 2 replies
  • (continued from Ready to start Provenge - any advice thread) Completed Provenge treatment on 4-4-14, went quite well. Went to see dr. last Monday 4-14 re general weakness & other SE's, and had blood work ...

USPSTF Recommendation of NO PSA Screening - Here's something you can do

mazdaguy
  • By mazdaguy · Posted April 18, 2014
  • In Screening and early detection · 3 replies
  • A few months ago, US Senator Jeff Sessions from Alabama introduced Senate Resolution 251 calling for the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to reevaluate the recommendation that men ...

Dana Farber

willda109
  • By willda109 · Posted April 18, 2014
  • In Treatment options · 10 replies
  • Anybody have any experience with Dana Farber in Boston and Dr Phillip Kantoff? I'm going there in mid-May for a consult after being referred by my Oncologist, Dr. Christina Prillaman of Williamsburg ...

Does Medicare cover 3T MRI?

dmdunca
  • By dmdunca · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • I am wondering what experiences other Medicare patients have had when getting 3T MRIs done. We have a Plan F Medigap plan with AARP(UHC). My husband has only had a TRUS type biopsy so far, and after all ...

Options and Treatments

lbriley45
  • By lbriley45 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Treatment options · 4 replies
  • My brother is 53 years old. He had prostate surgery last January, 2013 which left him in a wheelchair. He began radiation treatment sometime in July, 2013. He was struck by car in December, 2013 as he ...

Two and One Half Years Past Brachytherapy

DC61
  • By DC61 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Treatment options · 4 replies
  • Today is exactly Thirty months since I had brachy for GS6 PSA 5.1 .PCa. Visit with my Oncologist two weeks ago. And today with my urologist PSA down to .19. Yesterday was my birthday So I got a great ...

MRI SCAN AND E COIL

BobSJupiter58
  • By BobSJupiter58 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Screening and early detection · 2 replies
  • I HAD AN MRI SCAN ABOUT 3 MONTHS AFTER MY BIOPSY [FEB 2012] WAS POSITIVE FOR PCa THE CLINIC I WENT TO DID NOT USE A RECTAL eCOIL. THEY DID REPORT THAT I DID HAVE EXTRACAPSULAR PROSTATE CARCINOMA . I SPOKE ...

Another "active surveillance" study -- Vancouver

CharlesCasio
  • By CharlesCasio · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Active surveillance · 0 replies
  • http://www.urotoday.com/Prostate-Cancer/ eau-2014-active-surveillance-in-853-men- with-low-and-intermediate-risk-prostate- cancer-session-highlights.html or http://tinyurl.com/nvy7kmq . Charles ...

Testosterone supplementation and prostate cancer - Session Highlights

dave205
  • By dave205 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • In Recurrence / advanced disease · 4 replies
  • Testosterone supplementation and prostate cancer - Session Highlights Published on 14 April 2014 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (UroToday.com) - Dr. G.R. Dohle presented a snapshot of the EAU guidelines on testosterone ...

scrotal sack pain

Jphil49
  • By Jphil49 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Managing side effects · 0 replies
  • I finally found people who have had severe scrotal sac pain after male sling surgery for incontinence. I was beginning to think that the pain was caused by something else until I read these messages ...

3T MRI Guided Trus Vs 3D-PMB

joebuffalo
  • By joebuffalo · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 3 replies
  • Had a 1.5T MRI fused truss biopsy and 2 core with a gleason 3+3 were found 5% However my PSA is 10.4 and this puts my PSA density at 0.3 Was looking at what to do next and came across literature that ...

Robotic Prostectomy/Cryosugery

willingtowonder
  • By willingtowonder · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Treatment options · 0 replies
  • I am interested to know if anyone who had cryosurgery as an inital treatment for prostate cancer and it failed and the cancer retruned what they did? Did anyone have robotic surgery after cryo? If so ...

PectaSol-C or Zyflamend

Highanxiety
  • By Highanxiety · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Recurrence / advanced disease · 3 replies
  • I am interested in knowing if anyone is, or has taken, these two supplements. There is quite a bit of literature on them and I would appreciate any discussion on these. Thank you ...

A Conversation With Dr. Mark Scholz

dave205
  • By dave205 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 1 reply
  • A Conversation With Dr. Mark Scholz Posted April 15, 2014 Dr. Mark Scholz is medical director of Prostate Oncology Specialists Inc. in Marina del Rey, CA a medical oncology practice exclusively focused ...

Role of repeat 3T multiparametric MR imaging for men in Active surveillance

dave205
  • By dave205 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Active surveillance · 3 replies
  • Role of repeat 3T multiparametric MR imaging and MR-guided biopsy versus repeat TRUS-guided biopsies after 1 year follow-up in low-risk prostate cancer patients in an active surveillance protocol - Session ...

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