A friend told me yesterday that he had looked, in vain, here on my website for an update on my prostate cancer. Here is an update. I am recovering well from my prostate cancer surgery on July 2. I am walking, running a bit, and could I think do some cycling, although Dr. B tells…

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I realize, now that I have cancer, that I have been reading about cancer for many years. Most of what I know about cancer I know from reading. That is, I suppose true of most topics; we learn about Brazil, or the French Revolution, or John Jay, by reading. I could go on and on…

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A few weeks ago, on Friday April 13, I saw my usual doctor for my annual physical. The exam went well until that final phase, for men, the digital rectal examination. Instead of saying, as I expected, “that is fine too” Dr. C said something like “hmm, that is not quite right, you should see…

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