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03/02/2018

Nate Cornell Scares Up Money for Prostate Cancer

Have you ever thought to yourself “I’d like to make a difference but I don’t know how to do it.”? Nate Cornell didn’t! Nate, age 11, ran his own haunted house this Halloween, raising over $500 to benefit life-saving prostate cancer research. The Cornell boys, Nate (11), Ben (12), Zach. Read More

01/11/2018

How to Be Your Own Best Advocate

Alan Gelband has an undetectable PSA.  Two years after robotic prostatectomy for organ-confined prostate cancer, he has come through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, and life is good.  But he will never forget what it was like during that time, and because of that, he shares what he has learned with. Read More

01/10/2018

A New Lease on Life

Part I:  A New Lease on Life (pun intended) Are you the kind of person who thinks things happen for a reason?  Len Bellavia wasn’t.  He’s more like your classic mover and shaker - the kind of guy who knows everyone, who people listen to – because it’s so clear. Read More

01/05/2018

The Long, Wet Road Back to Normal

Incontinence after radical prostatectomy sucks. But for nearly all men, it goes away. For the very small percentage in whom it doesn’t, there is help. JP Mac (John P. McCann) is an Emmy award-winning animation writer who worked for Warner Bros. and Disney, and a novelist.  He is also very. Read More

12/11/2017

“There’s More Hope All the Time.”

Metastatic prostate cancer can turn on a dime.  For too long, a sudden shift in the disease has meant bad news.  But now, more and more men are seeing a sudden turn in the right direction.  Jeff Finerman is one of them. In a very short time, Jeff has gone. Read More

11/13/2017

“As Close to a Miracle As We Get”

Six months ago, the future looked pretty bleak for Chris Seelye.  At just 62, this professional photographer from Washington State thought he had maybe a year to live.   “I was facing a terminal illness and was reaching the time where I had to start making decisions,” he says.  Decisions like,. Read More

07/11/2017

The Tough Guy

This is a love story about a man and his family.  Charlie Robison so fiercely loved his wife and daughters that he fought prostate cancer with all his might for 13 years.  His family loved him so fiercely in return that they were beside him every step of the way. Read More

05/18/2017

“Get checked under the hood. Be a responsible grown-up.”

So, you’re 42.  You’re into health and fitness, and fairly attuned to your body:  you know something’s not right with your urinary tract, and you go to the doctor to get it checked out. Prostate cancer’s not on your radar.  Why should it be?  You’re young, you’re healthy, you have. Read More

04/27/2017

Healing and Grace

In many ways, Russell Clayton’s story sounds like an ideal scenario from a prostate cancer playbook:  In September 2015, Clayton, a doctor himself – he is an Ob/Gyn in Los Angeles – went for his yearly checkup.  He requested a PSA blood test.  “My physician wasn’t going to order the. Read More

04/19/2017

Survivor’s Son: “No reaction is as strong and fierce as when it’s your own family member”

Prostate Cancer Family Member Checklist: Reach Out Learn More Get Involved Ask Ian McLeod how his dad is doing, and he’s happy to tell you:  “He’s doing phenomenal.  He had a wonderful surgeon, his surgery went without any complications, he healed up nicely and he was out of the hospital. Read More