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THERE IS A SEA CHANGE COMING IN ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE
ASPI is a group of prostate cancer patients/survivors and advocates that will empower men diagnosed with low-risk and intermediate prostate cancer, including Gleason 6-7, by providing the latest information to allow for informed decisions with your physician, regarding approaches to active surveillance. ASPI provides a network of support and a platform for friendships to form.
WE ARE SURVIVORS
In my opinion, my greatest personal accomplishment was to undertake extensive research on my own, followed by choosing AS. When I was diagnosed with PC at the age of 61, my doctors strongly recommended that I undergo traditional treatment. Surgery was at the top of the list.
Articles and Resources
Both democracy and health care have something in common…their price is eternal vigilance. One of the big shifts in my medical life has been the realization that I am my primary health care provider. Yes, I have many resources around me, various physicians, the internet, support groups, books, etc. My physician is one of these resources. … Read More
By Howard Wolinsky Nine years ago, I stood at a fork in the road. I chose the road less traveled, though my doctor at the time had other plans for me. I had been diagnosed with what I now know is a low-risk, early-stage prostate cancer. It seemed very scary in December 2010, not so … Read More
Thirteen years ago, I was diagnosed with Gleason 6 prostate cancer (PC) and against the advice of five medical professionals, including my wife, chose not to have an intervention. I was fortunate because my urologist knew me, and while he recommended that I have a radical prostatectomy (RP), he said, “Mark, I know you well … Read More