Patel is well known and there have been other HW members who used him. I noticed you are not new to HealingWell, so welcome the PCa forum. You already know the site has great support. Very sorry you had to joing this forum, but it is what it is. We're all focused on staying well I can tell you from my experience, this was the best place to get well. Good luck in October. Between now the treatment date, you can stop in when ever you can and we'll help you get prepared.
Age 46 (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, Extra Prostatic Extension (EPE)
Bilateral seminal vesicle invasion (SVI); Stage pT3b, N0, Mx
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg (2 Year ADT)
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (May 9 '08): <0.1 ~ Undetectable!
You can visit my Journey at:
Tony's Prostate Cancer InfoLink Page