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lja3
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 2/2/2010 9:18 AM (GMT -6)   
All,
 
There is a good anectodal article(s) on PC in today's New York Times.  Here is the link.
 
  • 55 years old
  • Diagnosed 8/27/09
  • PSA went from 1.2 to 3.4 over 18 months
  • Gleason 4+3=7
  • 3 of 12 cores positive
  • Cancer 5% of biopsied tissue
  • Perineural invasion not identified
  • Cat scan negative
  • Bone scan negative
  • Had da vinci RP on Monday, November 9th
  • Surgery took 7 hours, lost 2 liters of blood, transfused 2 pints 
  • No cancer found outside of prostate
  • Strong abdominal pain for 6 weeks post surgery
  • PSA on January 5th at 0.001.
  • Using 1 pad a day and 1 pad at night
  • Next check-up on May 5th

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