Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why men need to track the annual change in their PSA values

From a Prostate Cancer Pony Express Rider Hi, today is 4 weeks since my surgery.  This has all happened very fast and pretty much by accident…routine lab work but doctor said “you”re almost 50, let”s include a PSA”. I’m 49 … Continue reading

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How to slow prostate cancer recurrence

If you are a prostate cancer survivor as I am, 9 years last month, the recurrence of your prostate cancer is an ongoing concern. I test and track my PSA every six months and beginning this month I’ll be tracking … Continue reading

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How to improve your communications with your doctor

Talking to your doctor is usually pretty intimidating. We all learned to be deferential to doctors. That’s just the way we were brought up. But that deference can raise high barriers to getting the advice and medical care you need. … Continue reading

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What I did on National Cancer Survivor Day

Today was a beautiful day here in the Shenandoah Valley, and I spent most of the day with daughter number two, three of my eight grandchildren, and my aunt, who will turn 96 next month. I’m a nine year prostate … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 3rd, is the 25th National Cancer Survivor’s Day. What will you be doing?

Hi Everyone: Kent Leipold, Prostate Cancer Pony Express Rider #86, reminded me that Sunday, June 3rd, is the 25th National Cancer Survivor’s Day. I know some of us will be on the road with the Pony Express. Please share your … Continue reading

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