Alabama Singer, Randy Owen, has prostate cancer. Chooses HIFU

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RickyD
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Date Joined Dec 2009
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   Posted 6/19/2010 10:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Here is the story from CNN.
 
 
 
 
 
Rick
Age 55,  PSA = 4.97 on 11/17/09, DRE negative,
Biopsy 12/2/09:  1 of 12 cores positive with less than 5% volume, Gleason 3 + 3 = 6
RALP performed on 4/7/10 at Vanderbilt University MC with Dr. Joseph Smith
Final Pathology on removed prostate:
Prostatic Adenocarcinoma present bilaterally from apex to base and extending to inked margin at right apex. 
Gleason 3 + 3 = 6, stage pT2c
Prostate Size  = 59 grams, Tumor 5% of total prostate volume.
SV negative, EPE negative, PNI present. Lymph nodes - not checked
5/24/10 PSA < 0.10  (undetectable)
 
 
 


Sharp18
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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 78
   Posted 6/19/2010 11:06 PM (GMT -6)   
It would be interesting to know specifics related to his PC

cvc
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 440
   Posted 6/24/2010 8:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Looks like he went to Dr Wheeler for treatment. I have spoken to Wheeler before,interesting aproach he takes, doesnt like needle biopisys. I assume he could have afforded to go anywhere in the world wonder why he choose Wheeler

will be 50 years old this year ( 2009 )
 
Uro said enlarged prostate 
 
DRE Negitive
 
Psa  2003- .55
 
     2007 - .99
 
     2008 -  1.01
 
watchfull worrier , lol

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