My protective love of tomatoes must have been overcome by my love of southern sweet tea: result prostate cancer.

So I am camping with my son's scout group and a father I was assigned to be in the same tent tells me that he loves sweet tea. "Is that so?" I ask. "Yes, love it. I have it everyday for lunch no matter where I am," he says. He tells me he was a …

Prostate cancer decision making based on a biopsy…a potential pitfall for surveillance therapy.

Summer is a good time to be a urologist in Georgia.  Here's how it goes. An older patient comes in and has a tan. I ask, " How is your garden this year?" The response, " The tomatoes are just coming in." I say," I'll do half the work. You grow them and I'll help …

What song is on the flip side of the Beatles “Let it be?” Prostate cancer blog wants to know the name.

Okay then....who played the sax for the song? The song by the Beatles on the flip side of "Let it be" circa 1970 has always been a favorite of mine , but most likely most of you have never heard it and if you did and even if you claim to be a Beatle affectionado …

Prostate Cancer: Do you need to have a second opinion…on the biopsy path report?

About the above picture...there is no way that Penelope could not be chosen for a calendar. Is she beautiful or what? Second opinion on a prostate biopsy to be sure that a positive finding is indeed prostate cancer? Been there done that? What I did was to ask for additional stains to prove it was …

prostate cancer and root canals…it’s about using all the “ists” at your disposal.

So back to my tooth...the saga continues... several months pass and I go back to the original again because of a cracked temporary crown and in the process of fixing me a new temporary he notes that the bone structure above the tooth has not changed like one would expect if there was a deep enough crack to …

poor ole active surveillance-the rodney dangerfield of prostate cancer treatments-don’t get no respect

This may surprise you but the patient drives the decision-making process. I can tell you there are patients who "want it out" from the get go and others that from the get go are suspicious of doctors and surgery and opt for surveillance. This article and others paint the male patient as a dumb malleable creature …

prostate cancer and smelling like basil….what? a honey do list or the O’Reilly Factor and prostate cancer…she’s looking out for you!

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Prostate-Cancer-Awareness-prnews-4068980716.html?x=0&.v=1&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter the honey do list.....i agree.....strong women guiding men..... i am all about that..they are strong..men are weak... i get it in my book i tell the story about a man in his 40's who goes to his family doctor and is told that he did not need a rectal exam or a PSA because "he was …

Can you get cancer from having sex with a man who has prostate cancer?…Part Two-response to a comment.

North Georgia is known for being in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and for the small streams associated with that. The state fisheries department "stocks" the streams with Rainbow trout that they raise at various hatcheries. The state then takes them by truck and empties the fish into the small streams at bridge …

Prostate cancer question: Describe significant PSA pre and post prostatectomy,nanoknife,proton beam,HIFU,radiation therapy.

This was a comment/question a few days ago....this issue is confusing  but I think I can simplify it-here goes. The ongoing debate about the PSA has to do with pretreatment decision-making. The PSA is often times elevated before the diagnosis of prostate cancer is made for many reasons other than prostate cancer. So some want …