Prostate Cancer: My Journey Begins

Prostate Cancer: My Journey Begins
Rick Redner is a prostate cancer survivor and advocate for fighting the disease. In his new column “The Emotional, Relational & Sexual Side of Prostate Cancer,” Redner reveals the difficulty of receiving his diagnosis and his firsthand experiences with prostate cancer. At age 58, I needed a prescription refill from my urologist. I was told

Knowledge is power when living with prostate cancer.

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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. William D. SAWYER SR, MSG US Army Retired says:

    Rick, as a repeat, Prostate Cancer (PC) survivor, I also understand what your saying and feeling..But, less about me and why my comment. I am the Agent Orange Chair., Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 751 Lawton OK. Our members have been exposed to the “Rainbow” of colors/sprays while in Vietnam; some have repeat tours, and some in other locations. Not all of them have had the “cancer” talk with their Doctor. But, all are interested in any “new” information on PC. Any “new” information would be appreciated by all our members and others throughout the VVA Chapters in Oklahoma

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