Hello, my name is Billy Boylan I am in my softmore year in college and I wanted to let people know what can come out of losing both my Mother and Father to cancer. I was 10 when my mother died and that was hard on the family. My dad began to drink quite offten. My sisters moved away and i was left alone. Coming up in a…
I am 4 months post RP. My latest PSA was non-detectable. Hopefully that will continue! I have had full bladder control for over a month. I've had no erections yet. I've tried viagra twice with nothing but a headache for my troubles. My wife of 35 years has been wonderful. I'm not sure I could have survived this without…
PSA OF 8.1?
My husband just got word that his PSA is 8.1, up from 1 about a year ago. He has NO symptoms. I realize this can sometimes be the case. Has anyone had experience with a high PSA and it was NOT cancer? Just looking for some words of hope. I am a 4-year OVCA survivor, and I know that my blood level can fluctuate for a…
ED 50% Nerve Sparing RP
I had my RP March 17, 2004. I'm 52 years old. Presently I'm taking injections for my erection. I just tried 50 mgs. of Viagra with very little result. Has any one recovered their erection from a 50% nerve sparing RP. Any information would be helpful.
Advice for my Dad
Hi everyone. Looking for advice on anything and everything (ok.. related to my Dad's Prostate Cancer!) He had what we thought was a benign prostate enlargement 4-5 weeks ago because his DRE and PSA tests have been negative. Oh, He is 73, in great health otherwise, avid golfer. They did the routine biopsy and found out he…
My prostate cancer operation was a year ago. I have tried all the pills and finally the injections. The caverject injections work pretty good. The problem is that my insurance will not cover this prescription and it is very expensive. I don't want to limit my activity because of money but it is getting to that point.…
My father's psa continues to increase as he has apparently become hormone refractory. Last November his PSA was 2.4 and now it is over 14. It has been steadily increasing and I am concerned at what point will it really shoot up? I am interested in finding out if there are any websites or publications that provide…
seed side effects
I had 50 seeds implanted Oct. 03, PSA down to 0.2 in May. Ever since surgery I've been getting these sudden urges to go that are overwhelming. It seemed to ease very slightly towards the middle of June, but starting the end of June it suddenly got worse(difficulty starting & maintaining flow) bowel urgency has increased…
prostate vs. diarrhea
had exterior radiation including seeds 5 years ago. Now experiencing diarrhea and unable to comfortably travel. first time I have used this method of transmission, so for the 3 kind persons that previously responed, thanks. i will learn how to respond via this method and thank you personally. question; is e-mail a better…