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tatt2man
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   Posted 5/24/2010 6:20 AM (GMT -6)   
hiya brothers and sisters ...

- some good news from us north of the border... ( we are more than great beer, fishing and maple syrup and great art! - hee hee)

- time to toot the Canadian horn -Profound Medical Inc. got a vote of confidence last week when it won the $200,000 Premier’s Catalyst Award for a start-up company with the best innovation.

.... through Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada - a new technique ( 4 hour out patient treatment) for men with medium to low risk prostate cancer - reducing costing, and side effects from radiation and/or surgery.... read on...

TORONTO STAR article -
www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/812945

-and if I may, toot the horn for Princess Margaret Hospital - who helped my mom - a 26 year sarcoma cancer survivor...

Medical FIRSTS at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - prostate cancer and other cancers ....
www.pmhf.ca/Pages/aboutUs/MedicalFirsts.aspx

-hugs to one and all

BRONSON
.................
Age: 54 - gay - with common-law spouse of 13 years, Steve - 60
PSA: 04/2007- 1.68 - 08/2009 - 3.46 - 10/2009 - 3.86
Confirmation of Prostate Cancer: October 16, 2009 - 6 of 12 cancerous samples , Gleason 7 (4+3)
Doctor: Dr. Mohamed Elharram -Urologist / Surgeon - Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Radical Prostatectomy Operation: November 18, 2009 , home - November 21, 2009
Post Surgery Biopsy: pT3a- gleason 7 - extraprostatic extension - perineural invasion - prostate weight - 34.1gm -
ED Prescription: Jan 8/2010 - started daily 5mg cialis - girth back to normal -but not much length - will go for trimix in April when I see doc
Incontinence: Feb 2010- 3-5 pads/1-2 clothes changes/day- March 3, 2010 - week 14 after surgery -finally seeing improvement - March 29- incontinence better - 1-2 pads a day - one pad at night
location: Peteborough, Ontario, Canada
Post Surgery-PSA: - April 8, 2010 - 0.05 - I am in the ZERO CLUB - hooorah!
Next PSA - October 8, 2010 - TBA -
............


60Michael
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   Posted 5/24/2010 6:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Bronson,
Good post and interesting reading. Thirty years from now most treatments for prostate cancer might be obsolete with much more focused tx.'s.
Michael
Dx with PCA 12/08 2 out of 12 cores positive 4.5 psa
59 yo when diagnosed, 61 yo 2010
Robotic surgery 5/09 Atlanta, Ga
Catheter out after 10 days
Gleason upgraded to 3+5, volume less than 10%
2 pads per day, 1 depends but getting better,
 started ED tx 7/17, slow go
Post op dx of neuropathy
T2C left lateral and left posterior margins involved
3 months psa.01, 6 month psa.4, 6 1/2 month psa.5 on 11/28/10
Starting IMRT on 1/18/10, Completed 39 tx at 70 gys on 3/12/10
6 week Post IMRT PSA .44 a drop from .5 but maybe more
Great family and friends
Michael

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