Monthly Archives: April 2009

Do You Have a Personal Health Record?

As an “accidental prostate cancer survivor,” I’m now a big fan of personal health records (PHR) and annually reviewing what’s contained in those records. A movement toward creating PHR’s is underway. Microsoft has their Health Vault and Google has released … Continue reading

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Personal Health Records

I believe it is absolutely crucial for every man (and woman) to be personally involved in their health maintenance. For prostate cancer, simply tracking the results of your annual PSA test could save your life. But, the annual PSA test … Continue reading

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New AUA Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

We are happy to provide a link to the AUA’s (American Urologic Association) latest prostate cancer screening guidelines. Just visit the site and you can download a copy of their guidelines brochure. I would like to note that the guidelines … Continue reading

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Virgin Tour de USA?

Hello All: I’m still working on generating some interest in the Prostate Cancer Tour de USA in 2010. The good news is that we have received our formal “Tour de USA” trademark registration from the US Patent Office. The bad … Continue reading

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Tour de USA Route

The inaugural Tour de USA for prostate cancer awareness will take place in June, 1010. The ride begins in Sacramento and the tentative routing is as follows: Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin (H-D headquarters), Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, West … Continue reading

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"Just Do It" Seems to Hold True for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Rather than just surviving prostate cancer, wouldn’t it be better to simply prevent it in the first place? You bet! But how can we do that when we don’t know precisely what causes cancer? Research is beginning to demonstrate a … Continue reading

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What About Prostate Cancer Recurrence?

This is the opening post in my personal process of determining if my prostate cancer is recurring. As is the case with PSA testing, there are differing views concerning when recurrence can be detected. Most PSA testing is done at … Continue reading

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