To Cope with Cancer, a Journey Back Can Help You Move Forward

To Cope with Cancer, a Journey Back Can Help You Move Forward
Sometimes going backward is the path forward. After a prostatectomy, most men live with urinary incontinence. After regaining urinary control, I still leaked if I had to bend, sneeze, laugh, cough or lift anything heavy. I’ll never forget how happy I was when I graduated from diapers to pads. At the time, I believed I’d easily

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Rick Redner received his master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University. He has spent many years working as a medical and psychiatric social worker He is the author of the award winning book I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours? His second book Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants won the Beverly Hills International Book Awards in Men's Health in 2016. Additionally, the book was a winner in the 2017 IAN Book of the Year Awards.

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  1. Lawrence Glickman says:

    Congratulations on a great attitude and I hope permanent good health. I know that your treatment decision was most likely well thought out and based on your tests. I would like to mention however that for early stage patients there are now better options than radical surgery. There is also a new blocking gel that protects against incontinence during radiation. There are many new focal (local) therapies that offer quick recovery and few side effects.

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