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Prostate cancer: Something to think about.
The following is a comment to a previous post- Who regrets prostate treatment worse... I did my due diligence after diagnosis at age 54 and decided on surgery first, salvage radiation in case of recurrence. Because I was well informed, my oncologist/surgeon was extremely honest and blunt. With my high PSA (40.98) and short doubling …
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“Exam table paper” illustrations to help you understand prostate cancer.
Illustrations from "The Decision" with explanations on Flickr. Over 7,000 views and not a bad starting point for the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient. Doctors will often draw on the bed sheet, their scrubs or on the exam table paper simplistic illustrations to help patients understand a concept. I have used the above illustrations hundreds …
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Urological Wit and Wisdom Chapter 52: Stand up and turn around in a circle and put your hand on the door knob.
http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/znetv5/chapter52standupand.mp3 Sometimes you just have to "move along" the conversation to get from the history to the treatment.
Urological Wit and Wisdom: Chapter 46-The scrotum is your friend-the urethra your enemy.
There is no fury like a urethra scorned. http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/7vmwxz/chapter46thescroum128mp3.mp3
Urological Wit and Wisdom: Chapter 44-Always have a toy box.
The dour physician is repulsive to the well and sick alike. http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/4uhkg8/chapter44toybox.mp3
Urological Wit and Wisdom: Chapter 42-Look at what they are looking at.
Will Rogers said, "I never met a man I didn't like." How can that be? http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/pza7i4/chapter42lookatwhatthey.mp3
Urological Wit and Wisdom: Chapter 37-This ain’t Wal-mart.
Some patients sometimes think that because they pay for a doctor's service, that they own them. Did you know that doctors can "fire" patients? http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/z7rt5x/chapter37wal-mart.mp3
Urological Wit and Wisdom: Chapter 36-Do you see that silver building over there?
The management side of being a physician revealed. http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/njbshz/chapter36doyouseethatmp3.mp3
Will Sutton and Prostate Cancer and Robert E. Lee
Why would you remove the prostate for prostate cancer and why did Robert E. Lee attack up hill at Gettysburg by a frontal assault? And why did Will Sutton rob banks? Well...that's where the cancer is, that's where the enemy is and that is where the money is. http://prostatediaries.podbean.com/mf/web/henku9/chapter29gowherethemoneyis.mp3