Our old friend popped in with...
Heh you guys all got off cheap, well except Tony. My insurance was billed about 144K for my proton treatment. I haven't been around here posting much but just got my latest PSA done and thought I would pop in and say Hi. Latest results are in my sig.
I had read that someone without insurance was billed in the neighborhood of $60,000 for proton and that seemed outrageous. No wonder we need to repair our system of medical delivery. Just don't seem fair...
PSA up to 4.7 July 2006 , nodule noted during DRE
Biopsy 10/16/06 ,stageT2A
Aggressive Gleason 4+4=8 right side
DaVinci Surgery January 2007
Post op confirms gleason 4+4=8
No extension or invasion identified
Few continence problems
PSA 90 day (-.01) , (6 month -.01) , (9 month +.02) , (1 year +.02) ( 18 months +.02) (two years+.02)
One side nerve spared
success but some plaque with bimix
born in 1941