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Prostate Cancer

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Comment from: NawlinsCoonAss, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 17

I just got my third cancer diagnosis (prostate) in as many years. In 2014 I was diagnosed with Stage 4 renal and stage 3 bladder cancers after The Veterans Affairs (VA) allowed me to run around until I ran down with a renal tumor for over a year without telling me anything. They treated me for 9 urinary tract infections, men don't usually have 3 in a lifetime but that's the VA way. Now a nodule is growing in my prostate. I've been blessed to walk through the other two with peace and good attitude but this time is different.

Comment from: Tim, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: October 27

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer on 10/20 after a biopsy was done. I had four members of my family who died from other forms of cancer, but none ever had prostate. I was told mine is aggressive. I am now being checked for spreading. No treatment has been described as of yet. I am still being tested. I am 66 years old.

Comment from: misiekbear, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: September 09

I was diagnosed with prostate cancer 31/12/14 at the age of 52; Gleason score 3 plus 4 in 3 out of 12 core needle biopsies. My paternal uncle died of prostate cancer aged 74, and father had enlarged prostate. No symptoms, but I decided to take PSA test over a couple of years because of family history. It rose from 4 to 7.71 and I was called in by my general physician. I was referred to consultant urologist here in UK. I had DRE (digital rectal examination) and MRI, and nothing found. Biopsy was taken which showed cancer. I am on active surveillance with a view to robotic surgery.

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