I agree with Tony. Until a poster makes a solicitation or tries in some way to guide us to a website that does, we have to consider each poster as sharing information. We may not individually agree with their information, but that doesn't reduce their right to state theirs. They may seem to be oddballs, coming from out of left field. In my mind, I see no difference here than in the threads that hot pepper extract would help, along with legitimate government study documentation to support the claim being posted. I am required here to say that we did have a nut and a doc combo who was around for a while with the pepper deal, but I am talking about
another government study, found to be outdated and no real results from it, dealing with a Capician (sp) study. Or the various vitamins and supplement threads where we have discussed the effectiveness of some 'new miralce' that is the headline of the day. Or the value of penile pump therepy, or even HIFU, as long as it doesn't solicit. We have several guys here who have had or tried both the pepper and the HIFU and they are a valuable part of our community. Braindaed was posting legitimate abstracts to legitimate research results from authoritive sources, properly funded and guided by our national health services. That they could have been posted as a link, rather than as a full copy of the abstract is a decision for the Owner and maybe the moderators to make.
From knowing some things that hasn't been posted in full view, I can tell you that the poster has legitimate reasons for preserving his privacy, by not sharing a bunch of personal information, and that his heart seems to be good and in the right place in that he was trying to help by sharing information.
Edited to add a clarification about
Pepperguy and legitimacy..
James C. Age 62
Co-Moderator- Prostate Cancer Forum
4/07 PSA 7.6, referred to Urologist, recheck 6.7
7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS 3/3=6
9/07 Nerve sparing
open RRP 110gms.- Path Report: GS 3+3=6 Stg. pT2c, 110gms, margins clear
24 mts: PSA's: .04 each test since surgery, ED Continues-Bimix .3ml PRN or Trimix .15ml PRN
Post Edited (James C.) : 12/29/2009 10:41:21 AM (GMT-7)