Prostate Specific Antigen

Well, I guess it’s official. I am a cancer survivor. Of course, there are no guarantees so continued vigilance is vital. I would like to reiterate an earlier observation I posted. Many of you may be suffering under a common misconception that prostate cancer progresses so slowly that you’re likely to die of old age before the cancer gets you. This is often true, but there are aggressive forms that don’t wait around for old age. You guys out there need to talk to your doctor about when you should start getting PSA tests. And you ladies out there who are not anxious to get rid of your not so better half need to encourage your man to have that talk with his doctor. Early detection is very important. If any of you have questions you’d like to ask feel free. Of course, you may need to stow your tender sensibilities, because there’s a shortage of tender topics with prostate cancer. Just so you’ll know …

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