Category Archives: Detection

Prostate Cancer Pony Express Stories and PC Myths

The media continues to publish articles that reinforce the memes that prostate cancer is an old man’s disease and that annual PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening causes more harm than good. I don’t believe this is true and the stories … Continue reading

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How to Manage a Prostate Cancer “Watchful Waiting” Strategy

Observation as Good as Surgery for Some Men with Prostate Cancer? The controversy over treatment versus “watchful waiting” for prostate cancer patients seems never ending. The National Cancer Institute just released an article in it’s July 24, 2012 NCI Cancer … Continue reading

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Remorseless In Los Angeles – How Carmax Raises Prostate Cancer Awareness

I’m having my beloved Honda Element wrapped for prostate cancer awareness to and to draw attention to our car donation program and our free Internet PSA tracking service at ProstateTracker.org. Once the Element is wrapped, I’ll need a different car … Continue reading

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How your wife can keep you from getting prostate cancer

The link at the bottom of this post will take you to a recent television interview on prostate cancer by Richard Peterson, PCAP Prostate Cancer Pony Express Rider #7, and prostate cancer survivor. Dick tells his story about how he … Continue reading

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Ronnie Montrose dies from Prostate Cancer at age 64

Don’t worry – you won’t die of Prostate Cancer. Wrong! When it comes to prostate cancer, the standard mantra is “every man will have prostate cancer in his lifetime, but most men die of something else.” This “most men” phrase … Continue reading

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Dr. Snuffy Myers on the PSA Testing Controversy

Over the past several weeks the prostate cancer community has been treated to yet another controversy over the value of the PSA test in detecting prostate cancer. The controversy just never seems to die and everyone has a different set … Continue reading

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New urine test helps in early detection of prostate cancer

Early Detection is Key Those of us who are prostate cancer survivors know first hand the critical importance of the stage of our prostate cancers when they were detected. Early detection provides a significant advantage in treatment options and survival. … Continue reading

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