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Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 12/23/2007 11:04 PM (GMT -6)   
First thank you to (Izzyblizzy) for her warm wishes.  I am expounding on her post just a few moments ago.  Like her and her husband, last year was a very difficult Christmas for me.  I had heard just five days before Christmas that I had cancer.  I remember what I felt and I pray that you new to this disease have a great Christmas, and Holiday season.  We just didn't know what would happen.  I had a bad PSA of 19.8 and was just thinking the worst.  Well I am OK.  And I wish I could go back and get that very valuable Joy that goes with Christmas.  But instead, I post to you new guys and wives and tell you, that you will be able to have that Christmas/Holiday so much more meaningful than ever.  May your holiday wishes come true.  May you have your loved ones with you.  And May God Bless you.

Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007
Post-Op Pathology was poor: Gleason 4+3=7, 4 positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
My PSA did drop out after surgery to undetectable.  It has not returned and I will continue HT until January '08.
My Life is supported very well by family and friends like you all.
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Post Edited (TC-LasVegas) : 12/23/2007 9:27:27 PM (GMT-7)

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