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04/18/2017

Treating the Gene

In a matter of weeks, Mark Meerschaert went from being an athlete to someone who could barely walk; metastatic prostate cancer had come from nowhere and spread like wildfire throughout his body. A highly respected mathematics professor and researcher – the kind who fills up the blackboard in his classroom. Read More

03/24/2017

Survivor’s Spirit

How to Get Through Really Awful Things, Be a Smart Partner in Your Own Care, and Even Keep Your Sense of Humor Here’s what you might not have in common with Paul Calobrisi: His cancer didn’t start in the prostate. It started in the bladder and included the prostate. Here’s. Read More

02/06/2017

“If This Is Going to Be Aggressive, I’m Going to Be Aggressive, Too.”

Malcolm Carmine, age 52, has metastatic prostate cancer.   But prostate cancer doesn’t have him. The difference between those two statements is as big as the gap between being alive and living – and Malcolm Carmine is living.   His journey with prostate cancer began three years ago, when he. Read More

10/14/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Denny Terry

When Denny Terry first came under the care of medical oncologist Oliver Sartor, MD, 17 years ago, he knew immediately this was a physician and a scientist with a quest to keep him and others like him alive. “He’s brilliant and he cares,” says Denny, a mechanical engineer and small business. Read More

10/14/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Craig Gillmore

Craig Gilmore was legendary personality at his company. A software developer with a quiet and unassuming nature, he was a beloved center of social life, often organizing events and coordinating outings. He was also known for something unusual, and to many, impossible: he lived his life completely car free. Craig. Read More

10/14/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Robert Cunningham

How far would you go to protect yourself and your family? What if it was a matter of life and death? And what if the answer was a simple exam? Like many, Robert Cunningham of Richmond, Virginia would do just about anything for his family. When he lost his grandfather. Read More

10/13/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Brian Custer

“Do you want to live or do you want to die?” That’s a question Brian Custer asks men, especially African-American men, when they aren’t sure whether to get checked for prostate cancer. Read More

10/13/2016

My Prostate Cancer Story: Muhit Rahman

“It’s always life-altering to hear that you have cancer. Until you get that news, you don’t have cancer. And then all of a sudden, you do.” Read More

10/07/2016

Guys: Don’t Put it Off Like I Did. Get Checked!

While each patient’s battle with prostate cancer is an individual one, my experience is hardly unique. My story began 4 years ago, back in 2011, when my wife Susan literally begged me to see a doctor for a physical exam. At the time, I was dismissive—even incredulous at this suggestion—even though 2 of my close relatives, my. Read More

06/27/2008

Ali Torre

When legendary New York Yankees manager Joe Torre was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1999, there was an outpouring of sympathy and support from his fans, players and friends. But it was his wife Ali who was by his side through it all. “It really is a journey together, with. Read More