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flippin out
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   Posted 5/9/2011 1:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Where to from here after Surgery after radiation prior to hormone ?

BB_Fan
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   Posted 5/9/2011 2:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Now is the time to add a good medical oncologist to your team if you haven't one all ready.

flippin out
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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 137
   Posted 5/9/2011 3:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Good Tip !
but yeah done that headed that way. Team I feel like I have a whole organization working for me/on me
we'll beat this thing up yet !
54Yr Cancer Detected 2005
PSA 8.0+ Gleason 7
55Yr DaVinci City Of Hope California
57Yr Cancer rise in successive PSA's
57Yr Proton Radiation Loma Linda Medical Center California
59Yr 2011 Feb .18 May .26 and rising headed to the next step
Diabetic Type II 2000'

Tim G
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Date Joined Jul 2006
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   Posted 5/9/2011 3:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Tom--

It sounds like you have a positive attitude, which is so important in dealing with prostate cancer treatment. Take care.

Tim
PSA quadrupled in one year (0.6 to 2.6)
DRE negative Retested at 3 months
1 of 12 biopsies positive (< 5%) G6
RP open surgery June 2006 at age 57
Bilateral nerve-sparing
Organ-confined to one minuscule area, downgraded to G5
Prostate weight 34 grams
PSAs < 0.1

BB_Fan
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   Posted 5/9/2011 4:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Advanced PCa at 59 is a b***h. I'm 59 and going off of HT next month. I still have a shot at a cure with SRT/HT. Good news is that IHT can keep you going for a long time. Best of luck. BB
Dx PCa Dec 2008 at 56, PSA 3.4
Biopsy: T1c, Geason 7 (3+4) - 8 cores, 4 positive, 30% of all 4 cores.
Robotic RP March 2009
Pathology Report: T2c, Geason 8, organ confined, negitive margins, lymph nodes - tumor volume 9%, nerves spared, no negitive side effects.
PSA's < .01, .01, .07, .28, .50. ADT 3 5/10. IMRT 7/10.
PSA's post HT .01, < .01

DaSlink
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Date Joined Feb 2011
Total Posts : 713
   Posted 5/9/2011 9:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck and hang tough!
Every minute you fish or ride,adds an hour to your life!

Age 52 Dx age 53 daVinci surgery
prostate volume 32 grams
Biopsy 12 cores with 7 positive
Gleason score of 7
1st PSA 38.7 10/05/2010
2nd PSA 49.9 11/23/2010
CT neg.
BS Negative
RRP on 01/25/2011
PT3a -40% involved
margin involved-Left anterior
lymph nodes -clear
1st post op PSA-0.26-03/16/11
2nd PSA-05/09/11-0.08
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