Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patient Stories

  • Benjamin Jackson

    Benjamin Jackson

    Benjamin Jackson has always been proactive about his health. He's fit and in good shape and sees his doctor for annual check-ups. These typically include a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, which can indicate an increased risk of prostate cancer. In October 2010, Benjamin learned that while his PSA levels weren't necessarily high, they had been increasing slightly each year. His primary doctor referred Benjamin to a local hospital for a biopsy. When the results arrived, Benjamin was asked to come to the office to discuss the results. 

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  • Tim Leedy

    Tim Leedy

    Nobody had to convince Tim Leedy that it was important to get his PSA tested regularly. His father died of prostate cancer, so there was a family history of the disease. Fortunately, Tim had many more options than his father had when his PSA levels spiked in May 2010, and a biopsy revealed that 59-year old Tim also had prostate cancer.

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  • Al Martin

    Al Martin

    As a 30-year veteran of the Philadelphia police force, Al Martin was used to facing risks on a day-to-day basis. But what caught him by surprise was a diagnosis of prostate cancer at the age of 54.

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  • Art McKee

    Art McKee

    As an accomplished Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, Art McKee knows how to protect himself. And as someone with a strong family history of prostate cancer, Art also knows how to protect his health.

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  • Curt McKee

    Curt McKee

    As a Philadelphia street cop, Curt McKee spends his nights protecting the lives of the civilians that live in his territory. Curt never would have guessed that his older brother, Art, would be responsible for saving his own life.

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