Interesting article on cancer research

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BillSD
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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 4/9/2010 1:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Another promising advance in cancer research, this one done here in San Diego.

The chart shows prostate cancer has higher per 100,000 population occurance than all other cancers, including breast cancer.

www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/apr/09/new-method-shown-attack-cancer-tumors/

Bill in San Diego

Age 61 (59 @ Dx) PSA 4.4

Biopsy 5/15/08 Gleason (3+3=6)

Bone scan and pelvic CT: clear

HT - 2 mo Casodex, 3 mo Trelstar

RRP Surgery 9/15/08

Post-OP Gleason 3+4=7, Stage pT2c pN0 MX

SV, perineural margin, 18 lymph nodes, bladder neck: all carcinoma free

Perineural invasion & Distal Margin: Carcinoma present

IMRT adjuvant radiation (35 Treatments) Ended 1/27/09

PSA Tests: (10/08) (3/09) (7/09) (1/10): all <0.1


Magaboo
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1210
   Posted 4/9/2010 3:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Bill,
 
Thanks for the heads up on this interesting research. Hopefully it will result in another weapon to fight prostate (and any other cancer) in the not to distance future. Keep the hope alive.
 
All the best to you.
 
Magaboo


Born Sept 1936
PSA 7.9
-ve DRE
Gleason's Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
Open RP 28 Nov 06 (nerve sparing), Post op staging T3a
Gleasons still 3+4=7
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; 3 days before Rad Start=0.1
Salvage RT completed (33 sessions - 66 Grays) on the 19th Dec., 08.
PSA in Jan., 09=0.05; July 09=<0.04; JAN 10=<0.04

Post Edited (Magaboo) : 4/9/2010 2:55:07 PM (GMT-6)

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