Prostate Cancer Survivors






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Re: New to this group

Hello Diana,
I agree with Joe that it is difficult to provide meaningful information based on very little medical data. Do your research and read as many PCa patient histories as you can. You will soon get the gist of the salient factors to relate, in order to receive relevant advice. Whilst this site is a bit of a PCa relic, it's heyday was long ago, thus whilst valuable from a historical perspective, it relevance to current PCa treatment modalities is somewhat limited. May I re-direct you to the UK Prostate Cancer Community which is very active, valuable, and up to date. The website link is here Do join, post your boyfriend's story, and a steady flow of valuable information will be forthcoming. Just remember to layout "all" the medical data related to your boyfriend's case.

best wishes
john bonneville

Re: New to this group

Thank you so much John!!!
I realize every PCa cancer situation is unique and I'm not looking for someone to tell us how to proceed; just thoughts and suggestions on what to do and where to go for more information.

I will check in with the UK group today.

Thanks again!

Re: New to this group

Here is another resource you might wish to consider: "The New Prostate Cancer Infolink Social Network"
Don O.

Re: New to this group

I also stumbled upon this website in March, when my husband of 32 years biopsy results came back. It is really helpful and I have perused all sections of it, so thank you to the originals and those keeping it alive. I somewhere was referred to a book that has been around awhile, Dr Patrick Walsh's guide to surviving Prostate Cancer, and found it very neutral and invaluable in educating us (my husband's not much of a reader) on this journey. He will be having a RP in a few weeks.