A Great Read.....a husband and wife's perspective

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BillyMac
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   Posted 6/28/2008 6:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I hope these links are O.K. to post here .......they really are a great read in light of what many of us face. They were recently posted on the Yananow site. The story from the male perspective contains a little of what could be called coarse language but it is within context and very amusing.
www.yananow.net/MechanicalFailure.htm
www.yananow.net/WhatSex.htm
Bill
1/05 PSA----2.9 3/06-----3.2 3/07-------4.1 5/07------3.9 All negative DREs
Aged 59 when diagnosed
Biopsy 6/07----4 of 10 cores positive for Adenocarcinoma-------bummer!
Core 1 <5%, core 2----50%, core 3----60%, core 4----50%
Biopsy Pathologist's comment:
Gleason 4+3=7 (80% grade 4) Stage T2c
Neither extracapsular nor perineural invasion is identified
CT scan and Bone scan show no evidence of metastases
Da Vinci RP Aug 10th 2007
Post-op pathology:
Positive for perineural invasion and 1 small focal extension
Negative at surgical margins, negative node and negative vesicle involvement
Some 4+4=8 identified ........upgraded to Gleason 8
PSA Oct 07 <0.1 undetectable
PSA Jan 08 <0.1 undetectable
PSA April 08 <0.1 undetectable

Post Edited (BillyMac) : 6/28/2008 6:47:20 PM (GMT-6)

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