When I first saw this post, I knew in the back of my mind I was going to get schooled on this. This is a great thread. Obviously, there will be folks in the prostate cancer arena who will need to know more about it.
Thanks Rachy and all the members posting.
Again, I would have that inner fear at first ever attempting to do this. I am certain you all know what I mean and been there.
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 (September 17 '08): <0.1 ~ Undetectable!
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