Dana Jennings' – 2 year fight against PC

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geezer99
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   Posted 7/21/2010 11:44 AM (GMT -6)   
This blog by a reporter for the NY Times has been mentioned before but I think it is worth calling to the attention of newcomers.
well.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/jennings/

He has the courage to talk about emotional issues that some of us try to hide or ignore.
Age at diagnosis 66, PSA 5.5
Biopsy 12/08 12 cores, 8 positive
Gleason 3+4=7
CAT scan, Bone scan 1/09 both negative.

Robotic surgery 03/03/09 Catheter Out 03/08/09
Pathology: Lymph nodes & Seminal vesicles negative
Margins positive, Capsular penetration extensive Gleason 4+3=7
6 weeks: 1 pad/day, 1 pad/night -- mostly dry at night.
10 weeks: no pad at night -- slight leakage day/1 pad.
3 mo. PSA 0.0 - now light pads
6 mo. PSA 0.00 -- 1 light pad/day
9 mo. PSA 0.00 -- 1 light pad/day ED remains
12 mo. PSA 0.00 -- still one light pad and ED

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