• JoyRH
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Read that average length of effectiveness would be approx 3-5 years, but depends on pt and aggressiveness of disease. Effective for...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Darryl1
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Darryl is going to get ct scan and bone scan done this morning.Hope nothing new turns up or it didn't spread anymore.For those of yo...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    stage is prostate cancer stage T3aN1M0 (outside the prostate, into the lymph node) • T3a: extracapsular extension (unilateral or b...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    2 Comments
    • kenslca
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    To early to tell wake with pain at night. Catheter is a pain but comes out in week & 1/2. Just feels like I've been socked in the g...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • steve
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    the after effects were not clearly explained

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • DKS
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    TURP (trasurethral resection of the prostate)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Finding the cancer was a surprise and very depressing

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • deepee58
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    While the surgery went well, according to the doctor, the recovery was a lot more difficult than I had anticipated. The pain from t...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Radical perineal prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Personally, I feel the doctor did a quick and easy job. I wish I had gotten an approved second opinion. My sex life has been nil si...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • LOUIS
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    when will i die, im scared.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    1 Comment
  3. over 5 years ago
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    Radical perineal prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had the prostate removed as per a selection of choices given by one Kaiser doctor with no second opinion. After surgery the PSA beg...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • myionu
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    went into the surgery with a stage t3b only to come out of the surgery with stage 4.Surgeon said he had to be very aggressive. Only...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    2 Comments
    • Char
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Due to extreme pain and size of tumor, surgery done for spinal fusion with plate and screws. Removal of as much of tumor as possible...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    1 Comment
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