Great stories, Bill. Thank you for sharing them.
What I like about
them is that they give everyone stricken with cancer much hope. And of course, I have a soft spot for the very young. i shared a story here about
a young lady in Northern California. They parents are kids of friends of my sister. Here is her story...www.caringbridge.org/visit/hannahdonahue
It's been over a year, but she still needs the miracle. If I am not mistaken, I believe she has spent more time in ICU than her own bed. She was born within a week of my diagnosis, ironically.
Age 47 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8 : Surgery at The City of Hope on February 16, 2007
Gleason 4+3=7, Stage pT3b, N0, Mx
Positive Margins (PM), Extra Prostatic Extension (EPE) : Bilateral Seminal vesicle invasion (SVI)
Hormone Therapy May '07 to September '09 ~ Currently off.
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (October 7, 2009): <0.1
My journey is at: www.caringbridge.org/visit/tonycrispino
My InfoLink page is at Tony's Prostate Cancer InfoLink Page