What a Doctor Wants People to Know About Chronic Illnesses

Having a chronic illness presents many challenges for patients, not only in terms of managing the symptoms they suffer but also having to deal with people’s preconceived ideas about invisible illnesses. MORE: Learn about possible risk factors for prostate cancer here.  Dr. Amy Stenehjem spent much of her career looking after patients with chronic illnesses, but as

Knowledge is power when living with prostate cancer.

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  1. SUE Mather says:

    The medical community has to get it right that PC if not found early can lead to death . How many men have to die with diagnosis of stage 4 disease because of the silly notion that if you find cancer it will be over treated . My husband died because his Nurse practitioner would not do PC screening because of task force guidelines that failed to take into account not all PC is innocent and causes no problems . There is no education given men or their wives to make any educated decion and GP Dr’s have very little knowledge themselves . Please recommend screening starts at 45 so no one has to suffer a needless death like my husband did …educate knowledge is power

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