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
54 - gay - with common-law spouse of 13 years, Steve - 60PSA:
04/2007- 1.68 - 08/2009 - 3.46 - 10/2009 - 3.86Confirmation of Prostate Cancer:
October 16, 2009 - 6 of 12 cancerous samples , Gleason 7 (4+3)Doctor:
Dr. Mohamed Elharram -Urologist / Surgeon - Peterborough Regional Health CentreRadical Prostatectomy Operation:
November 18, 2009 , home - November 21, 2009Post 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 docIncontinence:
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, CanadaPost Surgery-PSA:
- April 8, 2010 - 0.05 - I am in the ZERO CLUB - hooorah!Next PSA
- October 8, 2010 - TBA -