Category Archives: Movember

The Movember After:

… you might be feeling better, but you’re not “cured” yet: (c) 2016, Davd Last Movember i was a selectively frail old man, going to Radiation Treatment over half the days of the month1, and getting more rather than less … Continue reading

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After Movember

Men’s Health Still Matters… ,,, and We Can Promote Men’s Health with Intentional Brotherhood. (c) 2015, Davd Movember ended before Radiation Treatment did, but barely: My last session with the narrow slippery table and the elaborate attack-X-ray machine was December … Continue reading

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Less Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

… that I Myself Didn’t Experience (draft*) 2015, Davd “I got the usual.” What you’ve read about this Movember, in the previous 4-5 blogs, is what you’re most likely to face if you have prostate cancer and it’s detected relatively … Continue reading

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Special Toilet Training:

… It’s Not as Easy as What You Got at Age Two: (draft) 2015, Davd Did anybody yet warn you, that if you get radiation to the pelvic region—as most prostate cancer patients do—you have to go through Special Toilet … Continue reading

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External Beam Radiation Therapy

“Normal Treatment,” Part II (draft) 2015, Davd* It’s November, the trees are bare, and there’s ice on the streets outside, but you’re looking up at a deep blue late spring sky with apple blossoms and green leaves around the edges. … Continue reading

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The “Normal” Treatment I Received:

.. Part. I: Androgen Suppression (c) 2015, Davd That first prostate cancer story i ever heard personally, from my father’s friend Bill, happened before 19751. He wrote that treatment included “the operation that makes a steer out of a bull.” … Continue reading

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