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Prostate Cancer Support

It's not just an old man's disease. 1 in 6 men will have Prostate Cancer. It is estimated that in 2007 about 218,890 men were diagnosed and about 27,050 died of the disease. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men.

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Comment by David Johns on August 27, 2014 at 7:12am

I just did a web search and found what I was looking for.  Should have done that first!  Duh!

http://www.noshember.com/pages/rules.php

Comment by David Johns on August 27, 2014 at 6:57am

I remember last year seeing some guys on TV who didn't shave for a month as part of a prostate cancer awareness program.  Does anybody remember the details of this?  I think it was in the fall, and it might be a good thing for me to try this year.  Thank you.

Comment by Shawn Steinschreiber on December 24, 2013 at 3:00am

I am 32 had emergency brain surgery and spinal surgery this year. Went to the doctor today 12/23/2013, he did a prostate exam and thinks I have prostate cancer. Did blood work and urine tests. Now to follow up with a specialist this has been a whirl wind of a year. 

Comment by David Johns on November 10, 2012 at 4:08pm

I was diagnosed with PCa in 2000 and had a radical prostatectomy (I was 51). I have overcome the side effects and am willing to talk with anyone about this subject.

Comment by Tall Bill Blakely on July 30, 2010 at 9:25pm
I'm now 55 and just had my PSA checked last week & resulted in 28 ;-(

Biopsy on Tuesday morning with ? following. Can't pee comfortably at this point, so whatever comes should be aok. No fun Huh?
Comment by Scot K. on December 11, 2009 at 11:58pm
I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer when I was 51. It is recommended that men have a yearly digital rectal exam (DRE) beginning at age 40 and PSA testing (blood test) beginning at 50. If PC runs in the family you should inform your doctor and start the PSA at age 40. Early detection is key to a positive prognosis.
 

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Will replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"I'm kind of hoping nobody will be open to ax-throwing. Seriously, though, I don't think you're going to be able to find or create a fraternal order for archaic + enviro-friendly skill training, because  a) if you want…"
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William Reed replied to Conor Gallagher's discussion Kilts
"Question is, why? Here's why I ask: I am a bagpiper. Somewhere, WAY down my mongrel heritage, I have Scots blood. All that being said, when I first started playing the pipes, I thought wearing a kilt was cool. I wore one quite often, actually.…"
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"WHOA, got everything but cherry and poplar I salute you. I think it's zebra, if it isn't the name escapes me."
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Tony Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"Realistically, would these groups be open to the types of activities Joshua is describing (axe-throwing, leatherwork projects and so-on)?  "
32 minutes ago
Will replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"The Masons have a host of orgs for young people.  Oddfellows has something.  But they're for minors, not men, because young men are invited to join as first-class members."
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Tony Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"I'm wondering whether any of the traditional, established fraternal groups would be into sponsoring or facilitating a "youth outreach" along the lines of what you're describing.  They have resources and experience that might…"
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Will replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"What leads you to believe there is little for young men in these organizations? I'll tell you what led me to believe that, before I joined one (Knights of Columbus):  ignorance of what they did.  It wasn't entirely my fault.…"
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Joshua Wolf replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"I think they would offer skills I'm looking to introduce but not necessarily the structure I'm looking to create."
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