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Apr 13, 2013 10:16:53 GMT -5

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3 9 Radiation Therapy!
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No New Posts Questions to Ask BEFORE & AFTER Surgery

Six years after my surgery nothing has changed. Men & Couples receive little or no warning their life is about to change PERMANENTLY. This blog will link you to eleven very important questions.

1 3 Eleven Questions to Ask AFTER Surgery
by Rick Redner
May 19, 2016 9:41:50 GMT -5
No New Posts A message from Rick to you

An Introductory note from me to you

1 37 Visiting for the first time please read
by Rick Redner
Mar 8, 2015 17:54:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Warning-Not All Advice You Receive on Forums is Healthy or Accurate

Often people come to prostate cancer forums hoping to be understood by those walking on the same path. Unfortunately that's no always true.

1 1 Not All The Advice You'll Receive Is Accurate or Healthy
by Rick Redner
Jun 22, 2014 10:21:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Introductions

A place to introduce yourself to the group and share your story

2 63 Rick's Intro
by Rick Redner
Jun 9, 2015 22:39:59 GMT -5
No New Posts The Truth About Erectile Functioning Post Surgery

You'll want to read this BEFORE you believe the hype about the benefits of double nerve sparing surgery returning your erectile functioning.

2 5 A List of Unwanted Changes to Your Sexuality After Surgery
by Rick Redner
May 7, 2016 11:24:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Where is your prostate?

A place to let the world know what country/city your prostate resides

1 72 Where is my prostate?
by Rick Redner
May 19, 2015 9:49:00 GMT -5
No New Posts 10 Tips For Coping With Prostate Cancer

Here are ten tips for coping with prostate cancer. Here's a thread to discuss the life lessons we've learned from coping with prostate cancer.

1 1 Tips for Coping With Prostate Cancer
by Rick Redner
Jan 26, 2014 16:17:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Home from the Hosptial

A place to share what life is like now that you are home

1 7 Home
by Rick Redner
Jul 7, 2013 19:43:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Why to follow post surgery instructions to the letter

Know what you could do that would result in you needing a catheter for the rest of your life. This may surprise you.

1 1 Why following post-surgical limitations are important
by Rick Redner
May 21, 2013 16:01:36 GMT -5
No New Posts Living With a Cathater

A place to share experiences, provide and receive tips about living with a catheter

1 6 The Calm Before the Storm
by Rick Redner
Jul 24, 2014 12:37:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Coping With The Loss of Urinary Control & Living in Diapers or Pads

Coping with the loss of urinary control is difficult. Wearing men's diapers can be traumatic. Here's a thread to discuss the challenge of coping with urinary incontinence with men who've been there.

2 7 The best of the best-What Diapers & Pads Work Best
by Rick Redner
May 17, 2015 7:58:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Bladder Spasms

Bladder spasms hurt! Here's the place to share what you've done to reduce or relieve the pain or frequency of spasms

1 3 Bladder Spasms
by Rick Redner
May 17, 2015 8:08:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Don't forget to take Stool Softener

Why you need a stool softener after surgery

1 7 Stool Softener is your friend
by mkohn
Apr 9, 2015 17:33:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Your Post Surgical Pathology Report

A place to share or ask questions about your post surgical pathology report

1 1 Post Surgery Pathology Report
by Rick Redner
Apr 14, 2013 8:52:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Ejaculation Turns to Urination

Here's the place to learn about and discuss climacturia

1 9 What is climacturia
by Rick Redner
Mar 18, 2016 20:45:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Coping with Erectile Dysfunction

One of the most difficult aspects of post surgical life. Here's the place to talk about how ED is affecting you and your relationships

1 6 ED Post Surgery
by Rick Redner
Aug 6, 2013 11:36:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Don't Waste Your Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction is NOT the loss of manhood or the end of a marriage. It's an opportunity. Here's a thread to share how to enjoy sex while coping with ED.

1 1 ED Friend or Foe-It's Up To You
by Rick Redner
Jan 17, 2015 13:45:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Why Men Lose Interest In Sex After Surgery

Re-establishing a sex life after prostate surgery is challenging. Find out why and what needs to be done.

1 1 Why Men Lose Interest in Sex After Surgery
by Rick Redner
Jan 20, 2015 11:39:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Penile Shrinkage Following Surgery

Many men find out about this AFTER surgery. Here's a thread to discuss this issue as well as read an informative article

1 1 Penile Shrinkage
by Rick Redner
Nov 18, 2014 23:28:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Penile Rehab

Here's the place to learn and discuss what you can do to prevent venous leak and preserve erectile functioning

1 19 Why penile rehab is important
by michael
Jan 9, 2015 7:16:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Penile Injections

The thought of injecting a needle into my penis terrified me. Yet this became an important component of penile rehab. Here's the place to ask questions, discuss your experiences, and get info on penile injections

1 7 Penile Injections Can Work When ED Meds Fail
by Rick Redner
Dec 8, 2014 0:32:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Penile Implants Are Not Cosmetic Surgery

If you are coping with impotence after surgery many issues could stop you from considering this option. Here's the answer to those objections.

1 1 Objections to Penile Implants
by Rick Redner
Dec 6, 2014 11:13:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Why Men Resist A Cure For ED

Erectile Dysfunction causes the most emotional and relational pain than any other side effect from surgery. There are reasons why men resist an effective cure. Here's Why.

1 5 Why Men Avoid Successful Treatment For ED
by Rick Redner
Apr 11, 2015 0:45:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Penile Implants - 2 Viewing

Here's the place to get information, ask questions and discuss your experiences with penile implants

6 39 My Journey With A Penile Implant
by Victor
Jan 29, 2017 1:17:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Changes in Sexuality Post Surgery

Sex without a prostate is very different than sex with a prostate. Here's the place to discuss how surgery has changed your sexuality and enjoyment of our sexual experience.

2 9 BF rejecting me after prostate removal surgery
by Rick Redner
Nov 14, 2014 20:03:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Why does manhood=An erect penis?

Too many men loose their sense of manhood when they suffer from ED. Here's a thread to re-work the definition of manhood

1 3 Have You Lost Your Manhood? I Did
by Rick Redner
Jan 23, 2014 15:20:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Reclaming Your Sex Life While Coping With ED

Men who suddenly face Erectile Dysfunction become seriously depressed and avoid all forms of intimacy. This thread is for those who want to have a fantastic sex life while ED is still part of your life.

1 1 Good Sex-Even Better Sex Is Possible While Coping With ED
by Rick Redner
Aug 5, 2013 19:33:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Post-Surgical Depression

Many men find themselves angry or withdrawn after surgery. These could be symptoms of post-surgical depression, which is very common for men to experience following surgery. Most men are emotionally unprepared to cope with life without their prostate. This thread provides helpful information and insights into post-surgical depression.

4 4 Why It's Necessary to Grieve
by Rick Redner
Jan 5, 2016 11:28:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Losing Your Desire For Sex

Losing your desire for sex can be a very troubling post-surgical fact of life. If this happens to you, you aren't alone. This thread contains links to articles that discuss this issue.

1 6 Why some men lose interest in sex following surgery.
by michael
Feb 9, 2014 15:29:54 GMT -5
No New Posts 7 Reasons Why Men/Couples Suffer Alone

Here are seven reasons why couples coping with PC suffer alone, and what you can do to end the isolation.

1 1 Seven Reasons Why Men & Couples Suffer Alone
by Rick Redner
May 10, 2014 22:12:03 GMT -5
No New Posts Speaking Our Minds

Here's a chance for men and couples coping with life without a prostate to speak out about their concerns.

1 6 The Best & Worst Things About Life Without A Prostate
by Rick Redner
May 9, 2014 21:38:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Our Forums In the News

The Modesto Bee wrote a story about this ministry. My wife and I were interviewed

1 1 Modesto Bee & WestBow Press Feature Our Story
by Rick Redner
Dec 17, 2013 21:46:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Frequently Asked Questions

Here's a thread which attempts to answer the most frequently asked questions. We need your help with questions so we can make this a very helpful thread

1 1 Frequently Asked Questions
by Rick Redner
Sept 12, 2013 18:38:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Helpful & Informational Links

Here's a place to share helpful on-line resources and links

1 3 Helpful on-line links
by Rick Redner
Dec 18, 2013 11:01:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Get Your Affairs In Order

Even though you made it through surgery, the diagnosis of prostate cancer is a reminder all of us are terminal. One day each of us will die from an illness, injury, accident or disease. Now is a good time for a legal, relational and spiritual check up. There are issues to take care of in order to protect you and your family.

1 1 Prostate Cancer Is A Wake Up Call-Get Your Affairs In Order
by Rick Redner
Dec 28, 2013 11:16:20 GMT -5
No New Posts Good Comfort vs Bad Comfort

In an effort to be helpful, sometimes people make harmful or hurting comments. Here's the place to discuss the helpful and not so helpful comments people make.

2 2 The Power of Words To Encourage or Discourage
by Rick Redner
Mar 1, 2014 17:55:12 GMT -5
No New Posts 10 Ways To Allow Prostate Cancer to Ruin Your Life

A list of 10 attitudes that will waste your experience with prostate cancer

1 6 10 Attitudes That Will Waste Your Experience with PC
by Mac
Mar 27, 2014 19:31:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Saving Your Marriage

The quality of life issues faced after surgery greatly impact your relationship. Here's a thread dedicated to divorce proofing your marriage.

1 5 Divorce Proofing Your Marriage-A Very Important Task
by Rick Redner
Jan 12, 2014 2:43:11 GMT -5
No New Posts The Best Medicine-Humor

A place to share funny stories, and humor related to prostate cancer

3 3 Finding Humor & Friendship at Your Treatment Center
by Rick Redner
May 23, 2014 12:38:54 GMT -5
No New Posts Is An Artificial Sphincter Right For Me?

If you've been leaking urine for a year or more following surgery an artificial sphincter might help. Here's a place to get information about this and to share your experiences.

1 9 Should I get an artificial sphincter?
by Rick Redner
Aug 24, 2014 11:34:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Experiences or Lack Thereof With ED medications

There's no right ED medication for everyone. Additionally each of the medications have potential side effects. Here's the place to discuss your experiences with ED medications. This thread is also a resource about the medications available.

1 4 Information & Links about ED medications
by Rick Redner
Aug 16, 2013 1:08:39 GMT -5
No New Posts Erections after non-nerve sparing surgery

If you've had non-nerve sparing surgery, you still have an option to achieve an erection. This thread is for men and couples facing ED as a result of non-nerve sparing surgery

1 1 Erections after non-nerve sparing surgery
by Rick Redner
Jan 26, 2014 13:26:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Buyers Remorse After Prostate Surgery

After surgery, you may regret your decision. Here's the place to share those regrets.

1 15 Regretting the decison to have surgery-Buyer's Remorse
by michael
Aug 31, 2013 19:13:39 GMT -5
No New Posts A Cure For Buyers Remorse

More than a few men conclude that surgery ruined their life forever. They think they should have let the cancer take it's course. Here's a story of a man who didn't have that choice.
His story could cure your case of buyers remorse.

1 1 The Cure For Post-Surgical Buyer's Remorse
by Rick Redner
May 7, 2013 9:21:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Learn To Live Without Regrets

The diagnosis of prostate cancer is a wake up call. It's worth learning to live without regrets. Here's what terminally ill people have to teach us about regret free living. We can learn from their mistakes. Here's a place to discuss your regrets and learn how to get past them.

2 2 The #1 Regret In Life & Death
by Rick Redner
Feb 21, 2014 23:08:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Testostereone Therapy For Men With Prostate Cancer

For many years medical thinking was against the idea of providing men with prostate cancer testosterone to increase their desire for sex. Under certain conditions that had changed. If you want more info or want to discuss increasing interest in sex with testosterone check out this thread.

2 3 Why I stopped using Testosterone
by Rick Redner
Apr 27, 2014 0:26:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Life After Surgery-Polling Guests & Memebers

Whether or not you post on our forums please participate in this poll about life after prostate surgery.

1 6 Is Life Better or Worse After Surgery & Why?
by Johnny G
Aug 10, 2013 23:45:37 GMT -5
No New Posts PSA Testing After Surgery

One of the high anxiety times for men following surgery are the PSA tests required after surgery. Here's thread to get information and share concerns, and/or celebrate great results

1 10 PSA Testing after Surgery
by Rick Redner
May 6, 2014 18:02:45 GMT -5
No New Posts A Rise In PSA After Surgery

A rise in PSA following surgery is likely to cause panic. Here's some helpful information if your PSA is rising.

1 1 A Rise In PSA After Surgery Is Likely to Cause Panic
by Rick Redner
Apr 16, 2014 10:06:42 GMT -5
No New Posts How Do Men Feel About Their Decision To Have Surgery

Often how a man feels is dependent upon what stage he's in post-surgery. Here's a thread where I share poll results.
It's also a place to share your feelings.

1 1 Contrary to Popular Belief Men DO Have Feelings
by Rick Redner
Feb 21, 2014 12:31:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Gaining Weight Following Surgery

If you've gained weight since surgery this is a thread you'll want to read.

1 10 Gaining Weight Post-Surgery & Cancer Recurrance
by jehjr
Mar 1, 2014 14:56:07 GMT -5
No New Posts A For Women Only Support Forum

This thread provides a links to support resources for women. This thread can be used as a women only thread as well or you could invite men into the discussions.

1 1 A women's only support forum link
by Rick Redner
May 8, 2013 16:24:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Thank You Prostate Cancer

Receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer can result in becoming a better person. Here's the thread to discuss the ways in which prostate cancer has accomplished that affect.

1 1 A reason to give thanks
by Rick Redner
Jun 6, 2013 14:26:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Two Or More Years After Surgery

Here's the place to discuss what issues you continue to cope with two or more years following surgery.

1 6 Two or More Years Post Surgery-What's Life Like?
by stevew7704
Jan 16, 2017 17:51:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Giving your pet the recognition they deserve

Pets can be an amazing source of humor and comfort. They can lift your mood when you are down and out. They can make you laugh when you feel like crying. Here's the place to talk about your wonderful and loving pets

1 3 A Two Dog Shout Out
by Rick Redner
Sept 3, 2013 11:10:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Talking to Your Bio-Sons About Prostate Cancer

Once you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the likelihood of your bio-son(s) developing prostate cancer increases. Here's the place to get information about telling your son(s), as well as young & adult children and grandchildren about prostate cancer

1 1 What & How to tell your children
by Rick Redner
Jul 17, 2013 11:32:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Advanced Prostate Cancer News

If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer in your bones or found out cancer is outside of your prostate here's information important for you to know.

1 1 Prostate Cancer outside your prostate?
by Rick Redner
May 17, 2013 7:41:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Helping Other's Coping With PC

At some point in the journey you can move from the person who needs help to reach out and help others coping with PC. Here's the place to share those efforts.

1 1 September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
by Rick Redner
Sept 12, 2013 11:35:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Coping With Terminal Prostate Cancer

Every 16 minutes a man dies from prostate cancer. Here's a thread to discuss dying from prostate cancer. It's also a place where those left behind can support one another

1 1 Coping With A Terminal Prostate Cancer
by Rick Redner
Mar 1, 2014 19:29:28 GMT -5
No New Posts What Happens In The Final Days of Life

A man dies from prostate cancer every 17.5 minutes. Therefore it makes sense to add this thread to our forum. Here are links to articles that describe what the final days and weeks are like if you are dying of cancer.

1 1 What To Expect in The Final Days of Life
by Rick Redner
Apr 25, 2014 9:53:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Forever Healed

A healing from prostate cancer is temporary, a healing from Jesus is forever. He's the place to discuss what it means to face prostate cancer, knowing you are forever healed.

1 1 A forever healing
by Rick Redner
Apr 27, 2013 11:22:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Leaving A Family Legacy

Prostate cancer is a reminder our time here is limited. How do you want to be remembered? What would you like to pass on to your children and future generations in your family?

This is a work in progress and will be completed by 12/114

1 1 Creating A Family Legacy
by Rick Redner
Oct 31, 2014 18:31:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Crazy Things to Celebrate

Here's the place to learn and share an attitude of gratitude. A place to share unlikely things to celebrate

1 1 Crazy things to Celebrate
by Rick Redner
Apr 14, 2013 8:57:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Comments from those who read I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours?

Here's what readers have said about I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours?

4 4 What Readers Say
by Rick Redner
Apr 27, 2014 17:26:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Life After Surgery

Here's the place to look back and look to forward to discuss your new life without a prostate. Please participate in our poll on this thread

1 1 Please particiipate in this poll about life after surgery
by Rick Redner
Jun 4, 2013 11:35:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Prayer Invites God Invites God Into Your Circumstances.

Here's a thread to share your experiences with prayer in the journey of coping with prostate cancer.

2 2 Coping with Anxiety, Fear, Care, Worry Through Prayer
by Rick Redner
Mar 1, 2015 12:03:19 GMT -5
No New Posts How Fath makes a Difference

If your faith made a difference in your thoughts, your feelings, attitudes, what you did, or how you coped, please share that here.

3 6 My Faith in The Lord
by Rick Redner
Jan 23, 2014 11:03:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Coping with Cancer During The Holiday Season

Coping with cancer can suck all the joy out of the holiday season. Here's a list of joy killers and some things you can do which will bring joy to you this season.

1 1 Creating joy when you are coping with cancer
by Rick Redner
Dec 6, 2014 10:37:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Praise Reports

Here's the place to celebrate and/or thank God for answered prayer, a recognized movement of His Grace, Power, Activity or His Love in your life.

1 1 Bible verses which came true in my life
by Rick Redner
Apr 16, 2013 10:11:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Struggling With God or Your Faith

A diagnosis of prostate cancer can bring you closer to God, or cause you to become angry and distant. Here's a place to cry out to God, express questions about faith, share your faith struggles

1 1 How my faith mattered
by Rick Redner
Apr 13, 2013 23:16:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Sharing your Testimony

Here's a place to share your testimony, that is to share how or why you came to believe Jesus is Lord.

1 1 How & Why I Believe in Jesus
by Rick Redner
Apr 26, 2013 10:54:21 GMT -5
No New Posts A Reporter investigates the evidence for & against Christ

Watch this life changing video by a reporter who sought to disprove the life and claims of Jesus.

1 1 A Life Changing Video to Watch
by Rick Redner
Apr 26, 2013 11:20:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Links For Building Faith

Links to uplifting and faith building discussions and sermons

1 1 Faith building Links
by Rick Redner
Apr 13, 2013 12:08:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Lessons Learned From Prostate Cancer

Here's a place to share what prostate cancer taught you about life and relatonships

1 1 Important lessons learned
by Rick Redner
Apr 14, 2013 9:53:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Looking For Love in All The Wrong Places

Sometimes men will turn to many places as a way to cope with erectile dysfunction. Here's the place to share those struggles

1 1 There are so many wrong places to look for love
by Rick Redner
Apr 14, 2013 9:30:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Book Discussion

If you've read I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours? and you want to discuss the book with the author and/or others, here's the place to do that

1 1 I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours?
by Rick Redner
Apr 14, 2013 9:37:47 GMT -5
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1 1 We want to get better
by Rick Redner
Apr 16, 2013 11:32:14 GMT -5

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