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One couple’s story: Handling prostate cancer in the face of differing biopsies

Published: November 10, 2009


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Kelley Dunn
April 14, 2018

April 13th, 2018 at 9:35 pm
Kelley Dunn
I appreciate the information at this sight. I am a retired Medical Technologist. I have pathologist paper articles about false positive biopsies and men have had surgery for prostate cancer and found out after surgery that they had no cancer. That occurs more than you might realize so I think that to have a first biopsy being positive and then the second biopsy being negative might be because the first biopsy was a false positive.

Ray Stone
May 27, 2017

Very much appreciate your article and the included information. BTW-The NIH link is no longer connecting. I wold very much also like to hear what Elliot did after this was posted ….if that information is available. My situation is also similar. Thanks you for the fine presentation.

Ray Stone

Zachary J Fisher
November 16, 2016

Great article.

Any chance of an update on Elliot? My situation is almost 100% identical to his. I’m also on active surveillance- I made similar lifestyle choices (low fat plant-based diet, lost 40 lbs etc) and also had a positive biopsy followed by one with no evidence of cancer showing. While this is a classic “your mileage may vary” situation, it would be great to hear about subsequent stages of Elliot’s journey.


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