bamr's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Caregiver: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Male, Age: 56, Stage I, Progressing despite hormone therapy: Yes

  1. 1
    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    wait, prostatectomy or radiation seeds

    Decision Point

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    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery had to be aborted due to complications

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    Due to major infection. Ended up with a PICC line for 1 1/2 months.

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    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • bamr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Erection problems

    Side Effects

    Lack of interest and sexual function. Difficulty urinating and the constant pressure to have a bowel movement.

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