the foundation of prostate cancer decision making…rectal exam, psa and the specifics of “your” disease…it’s not about your uncle Bob or your buddy at church did about “their” cancer!

 It was pretty today in Northeast Georgia....a bit windy however. My newest stab at podcasting...what do you think? My plan is to take about 100 specific questions about prostate cancer ( I cheat by looking at my blog's search history) and answer them concisely and hopefully with a somewhat clever and irreverant slant. Today I …

Look what I learned to do about answering prostate cancer questions! A prostate diaries minute in its infancy? Ps….do you have a question for the podcast urologist? I only have a minute.

A podcast in response to a question: Should I have a biopsy for an elevated PSA if I have a bladder infection? Anyway...this podcast is a bit weird. I did it with a free recording software and a microphone that cost 8 dollars from Wal-Mart. So what do you expect? What in the world is …

holy bloody mess batman!….the bleeding scrotum capo…i mean caper…tmi?

Guitar Capo-Or as my mother used to say, " Necessity is the mother of invention." When I was a urology resident I had to do a research paper on Fournier's gangrene. I got somehow the original article on the subject by Mr. Fournier himself. It was in French and much to the chagrin of the chairman …

Phrases people search on google about prostate cancer that end up on prostate diaries week ending 4/09

The picture is of our cat Annie, the night before she died of renal failure.The search phrases are from the week prior to today- and an "insider's look" at what gets people to a particular blog. Lockerbie Plane crash   24 prostate diaries 9 famous men with prostate cancer 7 nanoknife 6 marias river 5 cnn and …

Sexual function after one is treated for prostate cancer has a lot to do with the level of sexual function “before” the treatment, regardless of the type of treatment chosen.

Prostate cancer doesn’t mean no sex life April 7 2011 at 11:15am By Anna Hodgekiss Comment on this story REUTERS Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber Related Stories Early detection is still the best cure for cancer Early hair loss doubles prostate cancer risk What’s behind my flagging libido? Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber last week revealed he’d …

Prostate Cancer Blog Prostate Diaries Tops 60,000 Views! It must be the dog pictures.

  The things people search for (it is often a question that comes up "after" they have been diagnosed or treated for prostate cancer) that got them to this  blog. This also provides for me a subject matter or topic for that day's post. "Like taking candy from a baby." Thanks to all for your …

risk calculator for prostate cancer….would my numbers have changed anything? is this a circle and we end up where we were i.e. a certain percentage chance of prostate cancer? at what percentage does one “pull da trigger?”

  "And the universe is a lot like the earth, if you go straight around you end up where you were, and the universe is a lot like the earth...." Modest Mouse   So I put my numbers in the risk calculator and come up with a 41% chance of prostate cancer. The only abnormality or risk  …

prostate diaries question: do urologists recommend active surveillance for prostate cancer? well….hell yea!

One of my heroes of all time is Will Rogers. If you have not read a book about him....do it. He is the best. He was a Rush Limbaugh of sorts in the early 1900's. My son, Sam is an Eagle Scout, and he and I hiked for two weeks in New Mexico at Philmont. …