A dog shows up at the lake…dogs can help you get through a lot of stuff…including prostate cancer.

Chapter Two-A dog shows up at the lake John and Karen had two other dogs, Oscar and Tootsie, both of whom they loved dearly, but there was an emptiness around their home without Meg. The couple felt her memory and presence everywhere in and about the house. The couch, the trampoline, the backyard, the bedroom, …

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 …

Highlighted excerpts on Amazon’s Kindle about prostate cancer nuances from “The Decision” are revealing….

First of all...how does Amazon know when an individual who has a Kindle marks something as a highlight? I saw these highlights today for the first time on the Kindle page for my book. I go there from time to time to read comments and check ratings. I want to comment on the highlights. Before …

Google search for prostate cancer: Fixing obstructive problems? Good question!

What makes my book special ( I think ) is the attention that only a urologist who has been through the prostate cancer process and treatment could make of the voiding issues. That's what urologists do...we are human plumbers. We understand how men void, the difference between obstructive (slow stream) and irritative (frequency, urgency, getting …

Two things about Active Surveillance and Prostate Cancer

The two things: Most low and intermediate risk prostate cancers don't progress-Do you know what low vs. intermediate risk means? And...if they do there is "usually" no consequence to the delay in treatment One caveat..."in most cases." It takes a special mindset to choose surveillance and one must accept a small amount of risk that accompanies …