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Re: Should I Be Worried

Vinny; Be aware that any of us with an e-mail listed along with our posts and stories are open to any one wanting to communicate. It may not resolve any issues or worries but it does help to just be able to express words to someone whom you know will care and understand.
I agree that there very few places with support groups for this cancer. None were available on my end either. Basically the clinics and doctors are just shops with "mechanics" and not qualified or eager to deal with such things. This is a subject not very conducive to normal conversation. No one really wants to know about the complications that treatment causes victims. They want to believe that prostate cancer is a minor cancer and not really worth notation. There is nothing that can be done about it and men are supposed to be able to overlook such feelings and not be affected by such personal feelings. "Man up" "get over it" etc.is the advice we get. Many times in our arena, it is not the disease that is such a problem but the results of treating it along with the uncertainty that comes after it. Jon.

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