How important is commitment?
Patient Paul Potash Transcript
Opening Title: How important is commitment?
At some point your doctor is going to tell you… you have some choices. One of them will be active surveillance and he’ll tell you the criteria that you need to know that makes you a candidate for active surveillance, but I think the important thing for you to do is also to look into yourself, to know if you indeed the person and the psyche behind the thought process are capable of living with this prognosis and continuing on with the active surveillance. It should never be an issue where every little ache and pain begins to set off events in your mind thinking your cancer is spreading. You need to be secure, you need to be positive, and have belief in your commitment to active surveillance.
Closing Title: Talking to other men on active surveillance is helpful