My Dad Refuses Prostate Cancer Treatment

“In his case, I believe he made the right decision.” Gogs talks about his father’s decision not to undergo prostate cancer treatment due to his age and life expectancy.

A Visit with DadAt the time of my prostate cancer diagnosis, I had no family history. And none of my living relatives could recall a single case of prostate cancer in the family. However, that all changed after my diagnosis. To my surprise, 22 months after my diagnosis, my dad also had a prostate cancer diagnosis. And that diagnosis came just one day before his 85th birthday.

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I’m proud to be a content contributor for Health Union. You can read all my published articles on ProstateCancer.net under Gogs’ Articles and my guest post in the Community Spotlight.

If you’re newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and live in Canada 🇨🇦 please request a free Reef Knot Kit from Prostate Cancer Foundation BC. Each kit contains a copy of my book, Prostate Cancer Strikes: Navigating the Storm. For more details, please read the Announcement in my local paper.

2 comments on “My Dad Refuses Prostate Cancer Treatment

    1. I’m sorry to hear about your grandma, Kristie. In the event my dads cancer gets too painful, he has already made arrangements for end of life. In the meantime, he is enjoying his time.

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