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Virgil H. Simons founded the Prostate Net in 1996 as a result of his encounter with prostate cancer. When he was diagnosed, there was little to no readily accessible information to help prostate cancer patients and their families make informed treatment decisions.

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  • All Journey Phases; Prostate Cancer
  • The Prostate Net
  • www.theprostatenet.org

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I'm Virgil Simons, and I survived Prostate Cancer
Active surveillance, or watchful waiting as it used to be called, has the potential to become a viable "treatment" option for prostate cancer among older men as well as younger men with well-define...
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  • Tue Jan 19, 2010 ·
I'm Virgil Simons, and I survived Prostate Cancer
The controversy regarding the PSA test used to screen for potential prostate cancer has truly gone global. Varied sources in the U.S. claim that it has no real benefit, while others staunchly stand...
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  • Tue Jan 19, 2010 ·

Resources  

Recommendation
Updated Jan 18, 2010
Information on finding a urologist and other prostate cancer specialists can be found at the following Prostate Net link.
Recommendation
Updated Jan 18, 2010
The following link to Prostate Net lists different treatment options and information for prostate cancer patients
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Uploaded Jan 13, 2010
Prostate Net's January 2009 IN THE KNOW Newsletter
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Uploaded Jan 19, 2010
The January issue of our Award-winning newsletter is now available. We've added interactivity features, connection with our YouTube Channel and links to key information resources on managing pro... more