Prostate Cancer

Dr. Robert Nam & Winston Klass

by Ron Foreman February 22, 2007 General

Dr. Robert Nam and Winston Klass at the – Man to Man Awareness Night, Feb. 21/07 Slideshow

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Joe Schwarcz Ph.D.

by Ron Foreman October 6, 2006 Prostate Cancer

Joe Schwarcz, Ph.D. speaks to the Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre “Dimensions of Cancer” series, October 5, 2006. His topic: Cancer-The Environmental Connection

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CITY TV News interviews four Man to Man survivors

by Ron Foreman September 20, 2006 Prostate Cancer

CITY TV News anchor Anne Mroczkowski interviewed four Man to Man survivors on Monday September 18, 2006, the first day of Prostate Cancer Awareness Week. Pictured above from left to right are: Anne, Ray St-Sauveur, Aaron Bacher, Mark Dailey (also a CITY TV anchor) and Ron Foreman.

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The Toronto Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group Survivor’s Forum, July 26, 2006

by Ron Foreman July 26, 2006 Prostate Cancer

I was one of six presenters at the Toronto Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group, Survivor Forum, July 26, 2006. Slideshow Here is my presentation. ABOUT ME Hi everyone! My name is Ron Foreman and I moved to Toronto 2 years ago from Montreal where I was born in 1945. I’ve always been physically […]

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Toronto Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group

by Ron Foreman July 4, 2006 Friends

Toronto Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group Slideshow See also: MyProstateCancer.ca

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Dr. Laurence Klotz

by Ron Foreman June 1, 2006 Prostate Cancer

Dr. Laurence Klotz speaks to Man-to-Man May 31, 2006. Dr Klotz is concerned that we may be over-treating prostate cancer and is an advocate of Active Surveillance, formerly called Watchful Waiting. See also: MyProstateCancer.ca

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Update

by Ron Foreman May 30, 2006 Prostate Cancer

This is for all my friends and family who ask how I’m doing. Had the catheter removed last Tuesday, May 23, after two weeks. It was a little rough for a couple of days but it improves daily. According the the doctor the worst is over. The Iodine 125 has a half-life of 60 days […]

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Update

by Ron Foreman May 10, 2006 Prostate Cancer

I had to have a catheter inserted yesterday because my urethra was so constricted from the swelling caused by the brachytherapy that I couldn’t pee. I had some rough nights. This only happens in 5-10% of the cases, but I’m one of them. The catheter is a great relief to the bladder but a little […]

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Update

by Ron Foreman May 5, 2006 Prostate Cancer

This is for my family and friends who ask about me and for all of the men who will go through this is future. I had my 1 month checkup yesterday. Everything is normal and on schedule. I don’t go back for 6 months. However the discomfort is at its peak at 4 weeks (where […]

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Progress Report

by Ron Foreman April 18, 2006 Prostate Cancer

This is for my family and friends who ask about me and for all of the men who will go through this is future. Here is some information about the after effects of brachytherapy. It’s been 14 days exactly since I had the surgery, if that is the right term. It took less than an […]

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Update

by Ron Foreman April 7, 2006 Prostate Cancer

On April 4 I had 88 iodine-125 seeds implanted in my prostate. The half-life is 60 days so after one year there is no more radiation but they remain there for life. They are smaller than grains of rice. The amount of radiation is small for people near me, like taking a flight at 35,000 […]

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Dr. Gerard Morton

by Ron Foreman March 30, 2006 Prostate Cancer

Dr. Gerard Morton speaks to the Man to Man Club last night (March 29th) at the Prostate Cancer Awareness Night Meeting. Dr. Morton will give me brachytherapy treatment April 4. Slideshow See also: MyProstateCancer.ca

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Prostate Cancer Update

by Ron Foreman March 20, 2006 Prostate Cancer

Here is an update for my family and friends who keep asking about me. Thanks! I met the doctor last Wednesday morning (March 8th). They did a 3D TRUS. I’m still a good candidate for the brachytherapy. My Gleason is 6 and PSA is 8.1). I’m going to have the brachytherapy done April 4. The […]

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Prostate cancer

by Ron Foreman March 7, 2006 Prostate Cancer

My PSA test results rose from the 2’s and 3’s four and five years ago to 7 & 8 last fall. In January I had a TRUS Biopsy and cancer was detected. The stage was T1C. More about the stage. My Gleason scale is 6. One of the treatments I am considering is brachytherapy. Some […]

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