Prostate cancer: Lessons Learned from My Breast Cancer

Posted June 23rd, 2021

June is National Cancer Survivors Month! To honor survivors, we will be sharing stories from folks with cancer and their caregivers. Today we hear from our old friend, Bob. There aren’t too many people who’ve had both breast cancer and prostate cancer, but I’m one of them. The breast cancer appeared some 25 years ago. […]

What Is Anticipatory Grief?

Posted July 9th, 2019

A close friend’s husband was recently diagnosed with cancer. They’re saying maybe three, maybe four months. Which reminded me of my own husband’s terminal diagnosis. I’ve often thought, Oh, how lucky was I … because we had the gift of time to say everything we wanted to say to each other. But there was also the […]

Farewell Lil’e!

Posted April 6th, 2018

Today was the best day of my life, and it’s not yet even 10 AM! I bid farewell to my arch-nemesis, Lil’ e, short for enigma, and it was a parting that was so sweet. Even though we’ve known each other almost a year, I didn’t know his name until a few a days ago. […]

What Should I Eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Prostate Cancer

Posted July 13th, 2016

In this webinar, Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores healthy nutrition habits for prostate cancer patients. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with […]


Nutrition and Diet for Prostate Cancer [Webinar]

Posted September 6th, 2013

Join us October 16, 2013 at 3 PM ET. Prostate cancer has its own specific diet and nutrition issues. The side effects of cancer treatment can affect your ability to eat and maintain your nutritional status during treatment.

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I wish u knew… Understanding prostate cancer screening

Posted December 6th, 2012

Legendary surgeon Dr. Alan Wein discusses prostate cancer, screening and treatment options.

One of the Hardest Things I Ever Had to Do

Posted June 12th, 2012

In honor of Father’s Day, Dr. Bob Lustig, professor of radiation oncology and prostate cancer survivor discusses his diagnosis, and how difficult it was to tell his daughters he had cancer.