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   Posted 5/4/2011 12:41 PM (GMT -6)   
in general good information.  there some prostate specific stuff around the 12-minute mark that i'm sure some of you will find interesting.
age: 56
PSA on 12/09: 6.8
gleason 3+4 = 7
received 3rd and last lupron shot 9/14/10
2/8/11 PSA <.1, T= 6 ng/dl

Red Nighthawk
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   Posted 5/4/2011 1:13 PM (GMT -6)   
That was very good. Thanks for sharing.
Age: 63
Gleason grade: 3+4=7, pT2c NX MX
Robotic RP: Sept. 15th, 2009
No lymphatic/vascular invasion, seminal vesicles, margins tumor free.
Pre surgery PSA: 4.1
Post surgery PSA's: .04, .03, .02, .05, .02, .02
ED: 15 months post-op I got back to pre-surgery erections. Pills help! No incontinent issues.
Surgery: Dr. Jim Hu. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's, Boston

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   Posted 5/4/2011 1:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Dean Ornish repeats the mantra made in my favorite book, "Anti-Cancer. A New Way of Life".

Diet / Lifestyle contribute most fundamentally to a broad spectrum of cancers. I quipped to my first (and fired) uro that an operation to change me into a Japanese male who eats a lot of fish, soy and green tea would be easier (on me anyway) than yanking out my prostate. He didn't get the joke.

Excellent video, muchos gracias!
52 yr old, PSA 3.5, Gleason 6 with 3 of 4 top nodes (0%;1%;10%;1%) cancerous. Bottom 2 floors are clean.
PSA 7/08: 2.2; 7/09: 2.9; 7/10: 4.1; 11/10: 3.5

First post-op PSA <.00! 7 weeks after

DaVinci surgery at Yale 3/4/11. Dr. John Coleberg THE BEST!!!

45 gram gland weight
Gl 3+3
margins clear
no metastasis
5% of gland adenocarcinoma
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