Eddie Montgomery ~ Country star with PCa...

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Tony Crispino
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   Posted 2/24/2011 11:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Eddie Montgomery of the country group Montgomery Gentry has a history of our affliction that took his father at age 52.

When you read the article below, the extended experience guys can read between the lines. It is very likely that Eddie has a later stage disease even though the article says "they think they got it all". Eddie was complaining about pelvic pain and an xray showed the doctor something?


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

Da Vinci Surgery ~ 2/16/2007
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.
Undetectable PSA.

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James C.
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   Posted 2/24/2011 2:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Hmmm, nothing at all in the papers or news here. Strange how things sorta fade away or is never mentioned, other than an initial news bite on the radio, then silence.
James C. Age 63
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4/07: PSA 7.6, 7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS6
9/07: Nerve Sparing open RP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement-left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 04/10-.06, 09/10-.09, 12/10-.09, 02/11-.08
ED-total-Bimix 30cc

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   Posted 2/24/2011 2:33 PM (GMT -6)   

My older brother is a country radio personality.  He says this all was in the news some time ago.  The following article says Montgomery had his surgery in early December:


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   Posted 2/24/2011 4:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Never heard of him before or the group, but always sorry to hear of anyone, famous or not, with our cursed cancer
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 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

Ralph Alfalfa
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   Posted 2/24/2011 7:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I also saw this story a few weeks ago and his doc was quoted saying that "We got all of the cancer and he doesn't need to worry about this anymore." My first thought was "Huh?" Must be one helluva doc to guarantee that!


Dx: October,27, 2008(the day after my birthday)
Psa 14.5,Gleason (4+3), all scans negative. Biopsy, 4 of 12 positive. DaVinci, 1/19/09. Confined to prostate? No lymph node involvement, all margins clear. 8 wk. Psa<.01,6mon .1,9 mon. .2. Began IGRT 10/09, finished.12/09. Since then,.1.12/22/10. <0.10, trending down. See you in one year, Doc.

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   Posted 2/25/2011 3:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Another notable, Vince Flynn (the author) found out he has it also and he's in his mid-40's.
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