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abecstl posted an update 16 hours, 54 minutes ago

I thought I should give a little bit more info about where I am with all this. I had been treated for BPH for several years. At first, I had no symptoms at all, and the diagnosis was made following digital. My PSA has always been around 1, so my GP was treating it with 2 oral medications. In the summer of 2018, I told my GP that I was having an…

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kenneth1955 commented on the post, Community Spotlight: Good, Bad, and the Ugly 18 hours, 25 minutes ago

First of all I was not going to say anything but I just have to.

What I’m going to say is my opinion. We are all different and we all have to do what we feel is right for us

I’m sorry for anyone that gets prostate cancer or any cancer but no doctor or disease is going to tell me what to do with my life.

If I get prostate cancer I…

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tfoul replied to the topic Incontinence in the forum Symptoms & Treatment Side Effects 21 hours, 21 minutes ago

Thanks for all the responses. It’s still a struggle. Sometimes 2 steps forward and one step back and somethings 1 step forward and 2 back. I’ll have 1 or 2 better days and then a terrible one. It isn’t bad it sitting but it’s definitely worse when I try to increase my activity. I have seen the surgeon and started some new bladder relaxat…

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Dennis Golden replied to the topic Lifestyle and diet evidence about recurrence and progression in the forum General Discussions 2 days, 17 hours ago

We recently had a Phd/Researcher/Dietician address our group about food and it’s impact on prostate cancer. He covered food for prevention as well as using food as medicine to slow the progression of prostate cancer.

He noted that researchers have been studying vitamins A and C in tomatoes since the 1940’s, long before they knew of the impact…

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Will Jones commented on the post, Treatment Regrets? 3 days, 23 hours ago

Thanks for your followup reply, Bill. I appreciate the details about therapy. I went to USC for some pelvic floor help last year that included an anal sensor to record the strength of my muscles for kegeling. It helped, but it wasn’t the same as what you describe. Depending on how things progress, I will look into it further, talk to my urologist…