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Low serum T and high-risk prostate cancer in Korean men

A group of Korean researchers have poublished data suggesting that — at least in Korean patients — there may be an association between having a low serum testosterone (serum T) level and diagnosis with high-grade prostate cancer. 354 more words


Prostate biopsies and effects on erectile function post-biopsy

There have long been suggestions that having a prostate biopsy could be associated with at least a temporary decline in erectile function. A new study in… 519 more words



SOMETIMES I wonder if I will ever get away from some of the trauma of my experiences with cancer and my liver transplant. On good days I think yes, on bad days I think no. 603 more words

Skin Cancer

We have a new melanoma in the family, so I’ll be posting a bit about that for a while.

I just had a shave biopsy above my eyebrow last Tuesday and I’ll have 3 punch biopsies on my legs next Tuesday.   8 more words


Results Are In!

Ok, well the results from my kidney biopsy came in yesterday. Positive for Lupus Nephritis Class V. Not much of a surprise there. I’m just glad to finally have a diagnosis. 137 more words


Colorado Trip, Day 4 - Celestial Seasonings

Today we started off with a trip to Celestial Seasonings. It was not as fun as the Ben and Jerry’s tour, but perhaps that’s a given. 436 more words


Day Surgery...

Even ‘minor‘ surgery can be an ordeal, not just physically but emotionally as well. I’m so lucky to have wonderful friends around me who offer up their valuable time to take me to hospital appointments, even at the crack of dawn, and who are also kind enough to stay with me throughout the entire procedure. 105 more words