Other PCa resources for information & nomograms too

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   Posted 1/14/2009 8:54 PM (GMT -6)   
www.prostatelab.com  (Oppenheimer-pathologist)
www.clinicaltrials.gov    (clinical trials-gov.)
www.prostatecalculator.org  (nomograms for pre-surgery)ator)
www.protonbob.com  (IMRT-Proton)
www.asco.org  (Ass. of Clinical Onco-Docs)
www.prous.com/aua2003/meetingthechallenges/  (Dr. Messing/ Dr. McLeod-seminar audios)
www.paactusa.org   (Newsletters for advanced PCa patients...excellent resource)
www.pubmed.com  (searchable data base PCa.)
www.prostatecalculator.org  (nomograms for pre-surgery RP)
www.dendreon.com  (Provenge clinical trials gleason 7 and under) 
www.pcref.org  (Dr. Barken info)
www.lupron.com  (LHRH drug, side effects, etc.)
www.nomos.com  (mfgs of IMRT machinery)
www.thermaltherapy.org  (ablation of prostate)
www.centerwatch.com  (clinical trials)
www.bsdmc.com/  (microwave ablation of prostate)
www.wmfurology.com  (urology stuff)
www.rcog.com  (brachy & ext. radiation)
www.dattoli.com  (IMRT & brachy thereafter)
www.drcatalona.com  (surgery)
www.krongrad-urology.com  (LRP, lapro surgery)
www.henryford.com  (LRRP robotic)
www.endocare.com  (cryo freezing)
Got time on your hands, check some of these out.  (part of stuff I found useful)
Z-Bob yeah
"Youth is wasted on the young" (W.C. Fields)


Post Edited (zufus) : 1/15/2009 4:14:48 AM (GMT-7)

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   Posted 1/14/2009 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I checked a few interesting things out of your list of links that I hadn't seen before, thanks.
Age 56, 56 at DX
PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3, 9/8 14.9, 10/8 16.4
3rd Biopsy 9-2008 Positive 7 of 7 cores positive, ranging from 40 - 90%, G 4+3 & 3+4
Open RP surgery  November 14, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, SC, Dr. Ronald Smith - Surgeon, Non-nerve sparing, 4 days in hospital, staples removed 11/24/8, Catheter out on 12/15/8 on day 32.  Day 33, urine stopped flowing, new catheter put in 12/16/08, Catheter out 12/29/08.  After 7 hours, complete stoppage again, emergency room put in Catheter #3 early evening of day 45, still 12/29/08. 1/5/9 - Cath #3 out, dr. did cycloscope, saw potential blockage, put in Catheter #4, 1/13/9 - Had operation St. Francis - removed blockage, put in Cath #5, suppose to be removed 1/19/9
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:
Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c pN0 pMx, Prostate 42 grams, tumor 20% cancer
Contained in capsular, neg. margins apex, bladder neck, right lobe, neg. in seminal vessels and lymph nodes.
First PSA Post Surgery  Scheduled now for 2/9/9

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   Posted 1/14/2009 9:43 PM (GMT -6)   
I actually have more (LOL) some of this is dated from when I found it, but they update most weblinks are gone on some too.  Dr. Barken the PCRef has interesting source for audio, telephone cast concept, and even personal information, not that you have to endorse or follow exactly what he says, always compare get mulitple opinions.


Post Edited (zufus) : 1/15/2009 4:19:44 AM (GMT-7)

Tony Crispino
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   Posted 1/14/2009 9:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Bob,
You are short a couple W's...But I think most of us knew that....lolol

I am stay as much out of the editing business as much as possible, so if you can fix those two site links!

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 (January 13, 2009): <0.1
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