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Archives for October 2001
numbness in extremities from hormone therapy?
Has anyone experienced numbness in the fingers after three shots of Lupron and Casodex therapy. I would like to have some feedback if this is a side effect of hormone therapy. If not it must be another ailment.
Anyone Use Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Liver Mets????
Has anyone used Staten Island, Buffalo, Indiana University, Karolinska Institute, or another facility that uses radiosurgery for LIVER METS???? We can't find any real live person who has actually used this new radiation treatment for liver mets, who we can ask real questions of. Does anyone KNOW anyone we can contact?? Or…
Prostate cancer and Vietnam
If you are a veteran who served in Vietnam and have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, this is to let you know that the Veterans Administation (VA) ruled that you may be eligible for compensation. According to the "Agent Orange Review", Vol. 16, No. 1, May 2000, published by the VA: "Under the law, veterans who served in…
One year post-rp...I bicycled 431 miles last week!
This is to anyone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and wonders if they will ever be able to get back to having the same energy as before rp. I had my surgery at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore 10/18/00. Before the surgery, I loved to ride my bicycle long distances. I had ridden across the state of Maryland and…
I have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Has anyone had any experience with having a RP at either the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville or Johns Hopkins in Baltimore? Bob G.
Pre- RP surgery jitters
Hi, My wonderful partner is about to undergo an RP on 10/29/01. We have done lots and lots of research, and feel we have made the right decision. I am, all of a sudden, plagued with anxiety, bad dreams and crying. The last thing I want to do is transfer this fear to my partner who is already worried enough. I really want…
Hi, Looking for encouragement....my partner is newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing a radical prostatectomy on Oct 29. We have done extensive research before deciding that surgery is the only option. We have had several opinions, as well. Hoping to hear some positive feedback on post-surgery results…