Prostate cancer question for Prostate Diaries: Can you have sex the morning of a prostate biopsy?

Had to get that "moustache dreadful picture of my hair off the main page of the previous post. A nurse of mine asked," Are those plugs?" The answer to the question posed above: Drum roll please...... Yes you can have sex the morning of a prostate biopsy Yes sex before a PSA will make it …

what would charlie sheen do if he were diagnosed with prostate cancer?

First of all, if he had any type of medical problem it would change his perspective on things. From a marketing standpoint, Sheen has been brilliant. Maybe he has been held back by the traditional roles and media (movies and tv) and has been yearning for something new. I understand he has sold out a …

Question:what do you do when the prostate cancer comes back? Did it ever leave?

From The Decision: a small amount of cancer got out of the prostate before the treatment got there, so it never really left at all.   Patients often ask about the cancer coming back.  If the prostate is removed and the cancer is already "silently" in a lymph node or just outside the prostate, then …

The Decision, a prostate cancer book by a urologist who’s a patient- A book review. Good or bad?

I love the part about, " McHugh got the name of his surgeon from a traveling salesman."  Too funny! Well, the book is about making a decision about what to do...not who will do it. It turns out my drug rep was right on.  The US Review of Books // The Decision: Your prostate biopsy shows cancer... …

Obstructive voiding symptoms and its significance in the “Decision” of what to do about the newly diagnosed prostate cancer…what i did.

My wife and daughter went to the beach recently and as my usual custom I stayed to work to pay for my many ill-advised investments. So...what to do with the pepster,(our most wonderful chocolate lab, have you by chance seen any of her pictures?). I ask one a member of my staff if she would …

regarding prostate cancer…this is poignant– as my mother would say, ” john, a word to the wise is sufficient”

  For something like this to happen to someone you love and depend on, when it possibly could have been prevented or detected much earlier, I think we would all agree would be tragic. What a beautiful and unselfish person he must be. My ancestry is from Ireland you know.    Love your prostate website  …