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Living with prostate cancer one day at a time. Get tips and read about living and coping with prostate cancer.

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By Todd Seals - February 21, 2018
The stage is an amazing place to be. You can see everything. Usually however my eyes are closed. The music is my only focus. December of 2005 was different. We were having... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - February 7, 2018
Following a prostate cancer diagnosis, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Between understanding your Gleason score, learning about cancer staging, and researching different treatment options, you may feel like you have a lot... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - February 4, 2018
Did you know February 4th is World Cancer Day? This day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. This year’s World Cancer Day theme is ‘We can. I can.’ And... READ MORE

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By Will Jones - February 2, 2018
As I wrote previously, there is a difference between aging and getting old. Already under treatment for coronary artery disease, and now with a prostate cancer diagnosis, at sixty-nine which category am... READ MORE

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By Len Smith - January 12, 2018
It is now late afternoon on 6/5/13, and I’m in my hospital room at Penn with the mandatory catheter implanted in me. About the only positive I can think of about having... READ MORE

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By Nick Myers - January 10, 2018
Did you know guys can also perform Kegel exercise? I’d guess no. Most people tend to relate Kegel exercises with giving birth and ‘other’ exercises women perform to strengthen their pelvic floor.... READ MORE

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By Will Jones - January 5, 2018
As I wrote at the end of my first article, “C Day: The Day I Learned I Had Prostate Cancer,” more will be revealed. On the day I received the diagnosis, my... READ MORE

2 Answers Submitted By ninaw - January 5, 2018

What should someone newly diagnosed with prostate cancer know? What are the next steps after diagnosis?

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By Len Smith - January 3, 2018
Okay, I now know I have rather severe prostate cancer (PC), and in both my mind and my urologist’s mind, a robotic (Da Vinci) radical prostatectomy is the only answer (I had... READ MORE

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By Len Smith - December 29, 2017
The “bomb” had been dropped, and if you’re like I was then, you are in disbelief. Cancer wasn’t going to strike me, and now I was facing life, death, and quality of... READ MORE

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By Nick Myers - December 27, 2017
Prostate cancer treatments alone can have major implications for your sexual health, beyond ED and other physical issues. The mental and emotional impact of the immediate loss of sexual activity, the absence... READ MORE

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