An interesting article on new methods of treating PC.

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Modelshipwright
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   Posted 9/21/2010 3:37 PM (GMT -6)   

Purgatory
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   Posted 9/21/2010 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
some good stuff there, thanks for the link
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 ?
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, on Catheter #21, will be having Ileal Conduit Surgery in Sept.

Sleepless09
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   Posted 9/21/2010 11:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I vote with David on this --- thanks for the link.

Sheldon AKA Sleepless
Age 67 in Apil '09 at news of 4 of 12 cores positive T2B and Gleason 3 + 3 and 5% to 25% PSA 1.5
Re-read of slides in June said Gleason 3 + 4 same four cores 5% to 15%
June 29 daVinci prostatectomy, Dr. Eric Estey, at Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton one night stay
From "knock out" to wake up in recovery less than two hours.  Actual surgery 70 minutes
Flew home to Winnipeg on July 3 after 5 nights in Ramada Inn  ---  perfect recovery spot!
Catheter out July 9
Final pathology is 3 + 4 Gleason 7, clear margins, clear nodes, T2C, sugeron says report is "excellent"
 
Oct 1st 09 -- dry at night, during day some stress issues.
Oct 31st padless 24/7 
 
First post op PSA Sept 09  less than 0.02
PSA on Oct 23, 2009 less than 0.02
PSA on Jan 8, 2010  less than 0.02
PSA on April 9, 2010 less than 0.02 
PSA on July 9, 2010 (one year) less than 0.02
  

Fairwind
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   Posted 9/21/2010 11:34 PM (GMT -6)   
That would be something.. U.S. citizens traveling to Canada for treatment!! Oh my God! Socialized Medicine..How can this be??

Ziggy9
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   Posted 9/22/2010 9:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Fairwind said...
That would be something.. U.S. citizens traveling to Canada for treatment!! Oh my God! Socialized Medicine..How can this be??


There's been americans traveling to Canada, the Caribbean, and Mexico for HIFU too for awhile now.
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