Be kind to your urologist-be like Bill Withers-“Let me give you the news, if it feels this good being used…Then use me up.” Don’t discard the urologist, “use” him.
I wrote this post some time ago. I had noticed how many times on the various prostate cancer message boards that patients got their diagnosis, made a decision and then went elsewhere. In many of the discussions the “biopsy urologist” was never mentioned, a technician so to speak.
A couple of things. Why not keep the lines of communication open with the original urologist? He or she might be a good resource for the future. In general I don’t think the urologist is “upset,” ” offended,” or “disappointed” if you do something else other than his recommendation, or done by someone else other that him or her. I really believe this, yet I know it’s not true for all. So no reason to burn a bridge. If you have to go out-of-town to be treated (no matter what the…
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