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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 400
   Posted 6/21/2008 2:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Drug Found To Stimulate Immune System In Patients With Prostate Cancer

Researchers have found that a drug called Ipilimumab, also known as
MDX-010, works to stimulate the body's own immune system to fight prostate
cancer. The drug was found to be effective in study participants with
a serious type of prostate cancer -- one where the tumor has spread and
was resistant to hormonal treatment and, in some cases, also to

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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 338
   Posted 6/21/2008 8:22 PM (GMT -6)   


Thanks, I listed it on my website.

Richard yeah tongue yeah

Retired USAF Richard & Debbie on The Shores of Toledo Bend Lake Louisiana
Biospy 1/10/08 Gleason 10, Stage T1C  8 of 12 samples positive all Less Than 5% 
Jan & Feb & Mar all tests clear
MD Anderson = No surgery and No Proton only Hormone and IMRT
Contacted with Loma Linda and UFPTI in FL
Started Treatment at the U of Florida Proton Therapy Institute in April 2008
May 2, 2008 LUPRON & Casodex
IMRT to started  5/27/2008 Will get 42 treatments 19 IMRT and then 23 Proton
Turn Stumbling Blocks into Steping Stones and Keep Smiling
Our Journey is on WWW.GLEASON10.COM

Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 6/21/2008 11:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Dutch,
As I sit in the back bedroom of War Eagles house in Alabama, I take yet more notice to this promising study. Walt is trying his best right now and I foresee that something like this just might help...I did see this study on Richards site, but it is getting notice for late stage guys. Hope remains alive!!!

Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007 @ The City of Hope
Post-Op Pathology: Gleason 4+3=7, 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
Current PSA (May 9 '08): <0.1
I will continue HT until May '09. 
Years in Remission (3/23/07): 1
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