The nonprofit organization MaleCare created Advanced Prostate Cancer as a supplement to treatment for those with advanced or recurrent prostate cancer. Joel T. Novak, the man behind MaleCare, updates the site frequently with information on new studies, teleconferences, and clinical trials.
Andy was diagnosed with prostate cancer in September 2013, and chose not to have a radical prostatectomy. He hopes his blog will help those recently diagnosed with or concerned they may have early stage prostate cancer.
This blog was a collection of David’s random thoughts as he got a grip on being diagnosed with cancer at 42 years old. He wished to to inspire hope in his readers and in himself as well, and to provide a place for loved ones to keep track of him through this ordeal. David has now passed, but his wife is keeping the blog online for people to read.
Bob was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004. He said on his blog that writing is therapy for him, and if this blog can help others with less serious cases realize that this disease can be managed, then he will feel doubly rewarded for his efforts.
Couldausedanotherday – I thought my life might be ending
When Scott was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in October 2010, Multiple Myeloma in July 2011, and Basal Cell Carcinoma in October 2014, he clicked around the net and read some experiences of others. Although his experience may or may not be anything likes theirs, it was helpful to learn that there were others dealing with the same cancer. He hopes these updates of his adventures in surviving cancer might be found helpful.
On November 11, 2010, Dan was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This blog is his creative and sometimes irreverent means of venting and sharing his thoughts, feeling and latest status. This will be a tale of LIVING with and defeating cancer.
Dr. Bjarne Gabrielsen, Ph.D., is a retired university professor and government scientist. He is a prostate cancer patient-survivor since 1995. Within the pages of the site, you can find many current developments in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, medical resources and updates, spiritual and temporal experiences gained, and lessons learned by the writer over a period of over 2 decades.
This blog provides information, helpful tips, and coping strategies for wives and partners of men with prostate cancer.
Todd was diagnosed with Stage IV prostate cancer in June 2006 at age of 42. He was told he had one year to live. He wrote on his blog: “This disease has changed my life both for the good and the bad,” then admitting that “it has been mostly for the good”.
The national nonprofit, Malecare, has started this new blog by savvy prostate cancer reader, writer, and spouse, Leah. They are certain that a daily reading of the Prostate Cancer Blog will become a dynamic supplement to your care. This blog will focus entirely on issues generated by and for men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their friends and family. For questions or comments to Leah, or questions about Malecare, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2007. He is living with metastatic cancer. His blog does not contain any medical advice or tips for dealing with prostate cancer. He is simply sharing his experiences, and hoping that someone finds it useful.
Marilyn and her husband Marshall retired in 2007 and moved to the mountains of Westcliffe, Colorado, to enjoy their “golden years.” Then, Marshall was diagnosed with Stage IV Prostate Cancer (metastasized to his bones) in March 2012. Marilyn wrote about their journey until he passed away in late 2015.
Curtis Poling’s life changed with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at the age of 53 on November 1, 2007. He decided it was time to wake up and really live, and what was important before now seemed foolish. This blog documents his timeline from diagnosis on. He describes it as an “astonishing journey and a new promenade through life”!
Darren Ritch was diagnosed with prostate cancer in May 2008 at 41 years old. He blogs his experiences through the process, in hopes that it will help someone else in the future.
The purpose of this web site is to provide information for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, so they can make an informed decision about all options for their own treatment. A second opinion from a proton expert explaining this option is extremely important.
Prostate Cancer Canada’s blog invites people living with prostate cancer, their friends and families as well as prostate cancer survivors to share their stories of living with prostate cancer. PCC also blogs about prostate cancer in the news, and events that are being held to raise awareness about prostate cancer.
PCCN – Ottawa is a group of volunteer organization of prostate cancer survivors and their supporters. They have a helpful website that contains survivor stories.
PCCN – Toronto is a group of prostate cancer survivors (and partners of survivors) who volunteer to provide support to men, from the newly diagnosed to long-term survivors, as well as their partners and families. They have a helpful website that contains an informative blog.
Daniel Sencier started this blog after being diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in June 2010. It was a way of keeping family and friends informed. It then became a campaigning too, and helped to make improvements at their local hospital as well as nationally. After surgery over 7 years ago, his PSA remains at zero and the cancer remains undetectable.
This blog is written by John McHugh M.D., and contains medical insight, personal stories, and humour from a “urologist with his own disease.” He was diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer in 2007.
Dr. Michael Glode is an oncologist and Professor of Medicine. He helped his professional society set up one of the first of such webpages, ASCO Online. It has been an interesting way to help patients and their families understand various aspects of prostate cancer. He will never provide specific advice to patients on this blog, but he welcomes comments and general questions.
Mark Scholz, MD and Ralph H. Blum, the co-authors of Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers, alternated on weekly blog posts. Mark is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, and has been exclusively treating men with prostate cancer since 1995. Ralph was a cultural anthropologist and author, who passed away in 2016 at the age of 84 from a non-prostate cancer related surgery.
Marlys is a cancer widow, author, speaker, and blogger. She has a great passion for showing people how to navigate life’s challenges. She regularly writes blog posts about inspiration, sorrow & loss, surviving widowhood, and general cancer topics.
This blog is run by Janet, who is a daughter, wife, sister, mother, and an award winning author on men’s health. She started writing about prostate cancer in the early 1990s after her husband’s father died from prostate cancer at age 53. Janet’s father was also diagnosed with prostate cancer, and she says that having a radical prostatectomy saved his life. Her mission is to be a patient advocate, and to write for the typical person who visits the doctor. She writes in an easy-to-understand way and shares information with individuals who need it the most.
Jim was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008. They caught it fairly late, and there was a pretty good chance the cancer had made it into his bloodstream before any treatment was started. In 2011, it was confirmed that his cancer was in the bloodstream, and he was diagnosed with spine metastases. It was incurable stage IV cancer. In his posts, he tries to focus on the feelings, decisions, and treatments he is going through.