Propecia / Proscar

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   Posted 6/20/2007 8:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Do you think taking Propecia for hair loss (form of Proscar) for a non-enlarged prostate can actually cause PC?  Do you think taking Propecia after surgery could have any negative implications?

Post Edited (AEG) : 6/20/2007 9:10:51 PM (GMT-6)

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 114
   Posted 6/21/2007 2:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Just talked to  my dr. on this subject yesterday. I wasn't on it post surgery but wanted to start now, he said go ahead, no worries

Diagnosed 1/26/07
Stage Tc1
Gleason 6
PSA 3.8
12 samples, positive in one 15%
Biopsy - 1% involvement, no bladder neck, Gleason 3+3, Tc1
Age 51
Surgery (robotic) May 4 2007 City of Hope
Final pathology - fully contained to prostate, TC1, Gleason 3+ 3
Fully continent one month

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