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January 20, 2007

The Prostate Cancer Blog

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Welcome to The Prostate Cancer Blog, a community blog open to which anyone with an interest in prostate cancer can contribute. Post personal stories, links to interesting prostate cancer websites and blogs, news stories, commentary, or just your thoughts for the day. Post as often as you like. No registration required! Visit the submit page to submit content.

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I'm 44 with prostate cancer. Looking for anyone my age who may have gone through treatment. What treatment did you choose and what complications did you encounter? Potency? Incontinence?

hi..ive chosen radiation 4 my stage 1 early detection,im 48 with a history of heart disease so i was discouraged from chosing surgery as the risk of heart attack,stroke or instant death is quite high,im told radiation with the seeds has a high success rate, im hoping 4 another 10 2 15 years and then im ready 2 go 2 the next life

I'm 50, but was diagnosed at age 49, with stage 2 cancer and a Gleason score of 7. Chose robotic surgery for treatment. Have had no incontenence (due to post surgical exercises), and erections are about 70% of normal and getting better all the time. This stuff is different for the individual, and your results could be better. In May it will be 2 yrs. and quarterly PSA exams are yielding "undetectable" PSA levels. Had no post surgical radiation or chemo. Was up walking the day after surgery, and back at work within 2 weeks.



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