Category Archives: Men’s Health

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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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis:

My Experience of the Process (c) 2015, Davd The first prostate cancer story i ever heard personally, came from a friend of my father’s, more than 40 years ago; and in a year or two, he died. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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It’s Movember:

… and Prostate Cancer* is the Subject of the Month (c) 2015, Davd The CBC News website recently reminded us (as part of its biographical sketch of his son Justin, the new Prime Minister), that Pierre Trudeau died of prostate … Continue reading

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The Fall Salmon Runs:

…a Bachelor Cooking SubSeries: (c) 2015, Davd ’round about the time the frost gets the Atlantic and Prairie tomato and cucumber plants, or shortly before, the most important wild harvest in Canadian waters, begins. Five species of Pacific salmon, the … Continue reading

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Epidemiology, Evolution, and “Unsafe Sex”

  Some prudent reasons why today’s men shouldn’t do what many late-Sixties men did (c) 2012, Davd I’ve written several blogs this year in support of modesty and prudence. Many of you have probably noticed that these themes conflict with … Continue reading

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