bkawa's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Survivor: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 12 years ago, Male, Age: 60, Stage 0, Progressing despite hormone therapy: No

  1. 1
    • bkawa
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Scared the XXX out of me

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    • bkawa
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    get it out!

    Decision Point

    I just wanted it gone

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    • bkawa
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was very happy with outcome that it was all gone

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • bkawa
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Neede to be done but I did not like the side effects

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bkawa
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    every year my wife and I celebrate continued success

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