If only I were a mouse.... new research

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don826
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   Posted 6/19/2011 1:56 PM (GMT -6)   

RobertC
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   Posted 6/19/2011 2:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Interesting. Hope it pans out and does not take forever to get approved.
An article I read showed nanovaults containing a protein might be able to arouse the immune system without having to be specially produced for each person.
Gleason (3+4) 7, PSA 5 in November 2011
cryoablation in January 2011.

FrackMe
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   Posted 6/19/2011 2:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Wouldn't it be nice...

maldugs
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   Posted 6/20/2011 4:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Beat me to it, just read it in the paper, sounds good, hope they try it on humans soon.

Mal.
age 67 PSA 5.8 DRE firm Rt
Biopsy 2nd July 07 5 out of 12 positive
Gleason 3+4=7 right side tumour adenocarcinoma stage T2a
RP on 30th July,

Post op Pathology, tumour stage T3a 4+3=7, microcsopic evidence of capsular penetration, seminal vessels, bladder neck,are free of tumour, lymph nodes clear, no evidence of metastatic malignancy, tumour does not extend to the apical margins.

Post op PSA 0.5 26th Sept 07 Totally dry
PSA 23rd Oct.0.5
Started SRT on 5th Dec.
Finished 24 Feb 08
PSA from 30th April 08, until now range- 0.5 to 0.7

Purgatory
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   Posted 6/20/2011 10:06 AM (GMT -6)   
good piece, don, thanks
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 margin
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, 2/11 1.24, 4/11 3.81, 6/11 5.8
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 9/10

Magaboo
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   Posted 6/20/2011 3:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for your heads up on this encouraging story. I guess the mice are pretty well home free. Hope we humans are next.
Here is another take on the same report:
All the best to you.
Mag

Born 1936
PSA 7.9, Gleason Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
open RP Nov 06, T3a, Gleasons 3+4=7, Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; at SRT Start=0.1,
Salvage RT completed (33 days-66Gy) 19 Dec 08
PSA: in Jan 09 =.05, all tests to date (June 11) <.04
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