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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

04/18/2017

Treating the Gene

In a matter of weeks, Mark Meerschaert went from being an athlete to someone who could barely walk; metastatic prostate cancer had come from nowhere and spread like wildfire throughout his body. A highly respected mathematics professor and researcher – the kind who fills up the blackboard in his classroom. Read More

03/24/2017

Survivor’s Spirit

How to Get Through Really Awful Things, Be a Smart Partner in Your Own Care, and Even Keep Your Sense of Humor Here’s what you might not have in common with Paul Calobrisi: His cancer didn’t start in the prostate. It started in the bladder and included the prostate. Here’s. Read More

02/06/2017

“If This Is Going to Be Aggressive, I’m Going to Be Aggressive, Too.”

Malcolm Carmine, age 52, has metastatic prostate cancer.   But prostate cancer doesn’t have him. The difference between those two statements is as big as the gap between being alive and living – and Malcolm Carmine is living.   His journey with prostate cancer began three years ago, when he. Read More

10/14/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Denny Terry

When Denny Terry first came under the care of medical oncologist Oliver Sartor, MD, 17 years ago, he knew immediately this was a physician and a scientist with a quest to keep him and others like him alive. “He’s brilliant and he cares,” says Denny, a mechanical engineer and small business. Read More