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prostate cancer diagnosis is a fearful thing. Fear
is a dreadful emotion. It stops us thinking logically. It makes us rush
into doing things. If
that is how you're feeling, use this DON'T
spite of what you may have read, very few men die from Prostate Cancer - see some
facts are on this GOOD
you are wondering what your diagnosis means, some of the common terms needed to
gain an important understanding of your DIAGNOSIS
are on this Link
are things you can do after diagnosis which will help you on your journey - see
the most suitable treatment can be confusing - and some of the many options may
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addition to those pages, you can read A Strange Place. This is a simple
Information Guide to Prostate Cancer written by Terry Herbert, long time prostate
cancer survivor and owner of this site. It was developed primarily as a booklet
for men with no access to the Internet, and is a useful source of basic information.
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ARE NOT ALONE - SURVIVORS STORIES
The secondary focus is to show that you are not alone.
Thousands of people have been down the road ahead of you and more than a thousand
of them have told their stories. Most of these men have left their e-mail addresses
and will respond to any questions you might have. Most have also kept their stories
update for many years.
is the link to the Survivors Stories - entries where men
and their partners give details of their diagnosis and treatment. These stories
are indexed and can be searched by a number of criteria including:
Age at diagnosis
Gleason Score on biopsy
are relatively few places where women can seek the company of other women or where
their specific issues are discussed or linked to appropriate sites. Hopefully
this Link FOR THE WOMENFOLK
a diagnosis of prostate cancer is serious, life without laughter is not much fun
- and laughter is of value in the battle for continued good health.There
is some evidence that laughter can help maintain health - and in
any event, life continues after prostate cancer, and life would
not be much fun without laughter. TROOP
some amusing, and thought provoking contributions from men with prostate cancer
and contains some wry looks
at our disease.
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