Provenge Clinical Trials

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DanaA
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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 6/24/2009 12:59 PM (GMT -6)   
My boyfriend asked if this was for provenge. I don't think so, but could anyone here tell me what this is? It looks like using people as guinea pigs for the protate cancer vaccine I read about:
 

http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/NCI-05-C-0017

 

 

Thanks,

 

Dana


SO diagnosed 4/15/09 age 47
1/15/09=PSA 10
Dx 4/15/09=Right side= Gleason 4+4=7, 40% involved, 5 out of 6 cores positive, perineural invasion present
Left side+ Gleason 4+4=8, 60% involved, 5 out of 6 cores positive, no perineural invasion present
T2c
5/14/09=Robotic surgery at Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Gong
pre-op PSA 15, MRI shows extracapsular penetration
Pathology 5/21/09-T3a, N1MX, positive margins, 1 out of 13 lymph nodes positive, left nerves spared

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