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by Snail
13 Oct 2019, 9:34am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling after prostate cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Cycling after prostate cancer

This might not be of help, but most cyclists go round (me included) with what looks like a huge nappy under their Lycra but which is of course just padding. Just an unintended consequence I suppose of the Lycra style but a side benefit perhaps for anyone wanting to avoid the social embarrassment of...
by Snail
13 Oct 2019, 9:33am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling after prostate cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Cycling after prostate cancer

I had a robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (five robot arms in your belly, surgeon controlling it some distance away) in June and returned to cycling gently after about 8-10 weeks, with encouragement from the surgeon. No problem at all and whereas I have a gravity problem with incontinence if sta...
by Snail
13 Oct 2019, 9:31am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling after prostate cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Cycling after prostate cancer

Thanks Yvonne

Sorry I haven't come back until now

Not IT savvy and never posted in a forum before !

I wish your husband good luck with his treatment and keep pedalling
by Snail
11 Oct 2019, 10:14am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling after prostate cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Cycling after prostate cancer

Thanks for your reply

It's a prostatectomy recommended by urologist
He seemed confident I wouldn't have a problem long term
Took a 2 nd opinion from an oncologist who did suggest I could have a problem long term cycling with incontinence and he suggested Radiotherapy

Cheers
by Snail
11 Oct 2019, 8:02am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling after prostate cancer
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Cycling after prostate cancer

Hi Just been diagnosed with prostate cancer and advised because of my age to have surgery I would be grateful if anybody could let me know if they were able to return to cycling ok I am particularly thinking of whether there continues to be problems with incontinence when cycling Many thanks for any...
by Snail
10 Oct 2019, 1:07pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Prostatitis
Replies: 21
Views: 7898

Re: Prostatitis

Hi just joined and don't know what I m doing

I have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer and recommended prostatectomy

Can you return to enjoyable cycling after surgery

Many thanks