A death … and a wife’s thoughts thereon

Ellen’s husband of 40+ years died just over a week ago from metastatic prostate cancer. We offer her our sincere condolences. We also thought that many of our readers might want to see what Ellen wrote to Ask Amy last night (click here).

How can shared decision-making work well if we aren’t starting from the same point?

Now here is a very interesting set of data from (admittedly) a small pilot study by a group of Italian researchers. … READ MORE …

InfoLink hiatus for a week

Your sitemaster is going to be “off the grid” for the next week and therefore will not be posting news or addressing other items before Monday 23 July at the earliest. Hopefully, nothing too significant will happen while he is away.

“Prostate Cancer Today” — patient education meeting in Virginia Beach

This is reminder that Prostate Cancer International will be holding its second annual prostate cancer patient meeting (“Prostate Cancer Today: Living Well; Choosing Wisely”) on October 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, near Norfolk, Virginia, USA. … READ MORE …

VPCa gets new web site on line

The organization known as Veterans Prostate Cancer Awareness (VPCa) was initially founded by Mike (“Bing”) Crosby back in 2016. … READ MORE …

Can stem cell therapy “cure” ED?

Data from eight patients in a small clinical trial have suggested that stem-cell therapy may be able to restore erectile function in men treated for prostate cancer by radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …

Just how much prostate cancer research is going on today?

The answer to that question is that your sitemaster has no idea. However, here is what he can tell you. … READ MORE …