Harvey's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Patient: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Male, Age: 68, Stage II

  1. 1
    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    Almost five years later and am still have bloating and soreness in areas that received radation. I must watch food intake to avoid acids. Bladder is not back completely, still on flomax

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    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    seed implant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had seed implant and seven weeks of radation

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    PSA

    Celebration

    PSA was 5.2 when treatment started and is now down to .2 as of September 2015

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  4. 4
    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    seed implant

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal and external radiation combined

    Radiation

    side effects surfacing now almost 5 years after treatment

    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. 6
    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    seed implant

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Harvey
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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