There is another side of cancer that we all tend to forget about when facing a diagnosis.  Sure there are all the treatment choices, side effects to weigh, and tests to consider, but we tend to forget the emotional side that is impacted as well.  For many of us, cancer is a thief; it has robbed us of many friends, family members, and loved ones.  For most patients, prostate cancer is a disease that strikes later in life.  This simple fact combined with life experience, gives some prostate cancer patients a unique perspective.  Here is a great article highlighting this perspective as it pertains to being a Grandparent.