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I Have Survived Prostate Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    It's Been 11 For Me Too.

    I didn't know I had cancer till it damn near killed me.  My Doctor said that if I had waited two more days I would have died.  On Aug. 10, 1999 I had it removed, along with my ability to get a hard on.  The sex was replace with incontintence, but I was able to get...
    Megangirl Megangirl
    70+, T
    Jan 27, 2010

    Had my annual "digital" exam a year ago (fall,

    2013) and my doctor felt nothing abnormal.. Them my PSA test came back showing my PSA had doubled in a year. Was referred to a urologist who did another exam in November and felt something. So in December finally got a biospy. Not as much fun as the original exam. At...
    kbbaldwin kbbaldwin
    70+, M
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2014

    I Have Survived Prostate Cancer For 11 Years Now

    I was 60 when they found it.  I had known it was coming for a least 2 years, as my PSA had been increasing.  I had had several biopsy's before it was found. The doctor was a surgeon and made it clear that my wife and I were aware of it and that there WERE other options...
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    1 Response Aug 16, 2009
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