General intro to peer support. Names three areas of peer support (Recently Diagnosed, Partner and Warrior). Along with our meetings, this is the place to get connected with others who are "on the journey." Also references Resources section.
I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in late 2005 at the age of 54. With a PSA of 37.6 and a Gleason score of 7, my options were surgery or conventional radiation therapy at the time.
I underwent successful Radical Prostatectomy surgery in March 2006 and my PSA has been effectively zero from that point onwards.
Diagnosed in 1999 with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. Treatment at Princess Margaret Hospital: six months of hormone shots, 38 doses of external beam radiation, followed by an additional five years of hormone shots. Now deemed free of prostate cancer.