I will see Dr in Mid April and ask him for the pathology report. Every Dr I see at the clinic is very open to giving you any information that you want. My Dr told me about a couple of good sites on prostate and eating right to help prostrate. I am still digesting all info. LOL.
Thanks for your replies and encourage. You never know if you are making the right decision. BUT 1 out of 40 just seems like a AS condition.
Joko, sounds like a very solid, common-sense approach.
Here's a good link to a free online patient education document titled "Nutrition & Prostate Cancer
" published by UCSF, which is an institutional leader in Active Surveillance for PC. LINK
The UCSF document's author is an oncology dietitian specialist, and also wrote the chapter on Prostate Cancer in the dietitian's training textbook titled "Clinical Nutrition for Oncology Patients." Download the free pdf document, and you will essentially get the same info that well-trained dietitians also get.
Another common-sense learning reference is the book "Anticancer, A New Way of Life.
to Amazon) After my wife's cancer diagnosis, we have both read this and strive to implement these learnings. It's a journey.
Added later as an edit
: Not wanting to de-rail this thread, but I couldn't disagree more with Fairwind's comment that "The problem with cancer, it doesn't get better...It only gets worse
." It often does
get worse, but not always
. Prostate cancer, in specific, can hold steady in an indolent state for a long time, and sometimes a long, long time.
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