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Date Joined Jan 2011
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   Posted 1/4/2011 9:13 PM (GMT -6)   
My father is in dire straits. He originally had prostate cancer and it spread to his bones, lung and organs. He is in severe pain and is medicated with morphine. His psa is 5000 and doctors don't have much hope. I wish there was something that I could do for him. Hope it's not too late. I still have faith. Any assistance would be much appreciated.


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 1/4/2011 9:16 PM (GMT -6)   
If you can tell us a bit more history it may help us help you. You say he started originally with prostate cancer that was already metastatic. How long has this been? What treatments has he already endured?

Welcome to HW. I hope we can help in some way.

Advanced Prostate Cancer at age 44 (I am 48 now)
pT3b,N0,Mx (original PSA was 19.8) EPE, PM, SVI. Gleason 4+3=7

RALP ~ 2/17/2007 at the City of Hope near Los Angeles.
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.

"I beat up this disease and took its lunch money! I am in remission."
I am currently not being treated, but I do have regular oncology visits.
I am the president of an UsTOO chapter in Las Vegas

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   Posted 1/4/2011 9:45 PM (GMT -6)   
It has been 5 years since my father was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He had the seeds implanted but his psa still rose. He went on chemo for 2 years and psa went down a little but rose after a while. It quickly spread to his bones. Now it's in his lungs and liver. He is currently in ICU due to his potassium being dangerously high. He is on morphine every four hours for his pain. Let me know if you need any more information. Thanks

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   Posted 1/4/2011 9:46 PM (GMT -6)   
My father as well had prostate cancer and it did spread and he is 5 years cancer free...he did have the prostate removed and had treatment it was a long road but he is back on the golf course..keep your faith and keep praying...God is with you waiting for you to come to him.

God Bless
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