Well today we’re off to see the Wizard, the Wonderful wizard of prostate surgery, Dr. J. Chin,who is going to take my cancer away !
Away, away, as in bye, bye !
Surgery at the London University Hospital at ‘high noon’ and I’ll be there for 3 – 4 days.
Debbie & Chantale are staying in London near the hospital so I’ll have great support and I’m ready to be pampered by cute nurses.
Back on here by Monday with a full review.
p.s. I’ve been told to stay optimistic !
Age, only 71.
July 2009, PSA 9.1, free ratio 0.16
September GLEASON 4+4=8, T2A
Calcium: 2.46 (range: 2.20 - 2.65 mmol/L)
25 Hydroxy Vitamin D: 102 (range: sufficiency:
76 - 250 nmol/L)
Bone Scan: Negative
CT Scan scheduled for Dec. 1st. (not ordered
by first urologist)
Started Casodex 50mg. on Nov. 6, first pill of 30.
Got Lupron 22.5mg ( 90 day ) on November 19.
No real side effects as of Dec. 15 except dry skin and hair but getting quite 'porky' in the belt area even though now I go to the gym, three times a week. Also I dont have a need to shave anymore so now I can save my 'shaving' allowance and direct it to my stash of Depends !
Open surgery scheduled for Jan. 22 by Dr. J. Chen
at London (Ontario) Health Sciences Centre.
NOPE, that just changed to January 20th. (2 days earlier) and the venue for entertainment gets moved to the University Hospital.
Need to get this over with ASAP so next season
I can continue with motorcycling, sailing and enjoying life, TOGETHER with my wife, Debbie.