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.
When it comes to treating my prostate cancer, I consider myself fortunate, because the cancer was contained within my prostate. The need for radiation, chemotherapy, or hormone treatment was unnecessary. ... Read more
For five consecutive days, I dealt with troublesome and life-altering side effects from my most recent surgery, a cholecystectomy. During that time, I learned valuable lessons about coping with cancer, or any ... Read more
Most of us find out the hard way that many insurance companies have deductibles for prescription medication. After you’ve spent hundreds of dollars meeting your deductible, you could be in ... Read more
It took seven emergency room visits, two urgent care visits and two private appointments before doctors understood why I was suffering from bouts of excruciating pain. My chest X-rays, lab ... Read more