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StrictlyInc
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   Posted 7/6/2007 12:32 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm guessing many people here have listened to or read this excellent podcast/article series on a reporter's experience with prostate cancer, but just in case you haven't, check out http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13154507/
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Prostate cancer diagnosed: May 15, 2006 (age 40)
Gleason score: 3+3=6
daVinci radical prostatectomy: July 25, 2006
size of tumor: approx 1.1 inches
post-surgery Gleason score: 3+4=7; negative margins from surgery

- number of pads/day at 3 months after surgery: 3 to 5
- number of pads/day at 4 months after surgery: 1 to 2
- number of pads/day at 6 months after surgery: 0 to 1

- 1st post-surgery PSA: 0 (Nov 2006)
- 2nd post-surgery PSA: 0 (Feb 2007)
- 3rd post-surgery PSA: 0 (May 2007)

ongoing post-surgery treatment: Cialis every other day, Viagra "on-demand", ErecAid pump daily Cialis or Viagra every other day, ErecAid pump twice daily (when I can manage it)

- PGE1 batting average: .364 (4 for 11)
- Bimix batting average: .200 (1 for 5)
- Trimix batting average: .500 (1 for 2)


bluebird
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   Posted 7/7/2007 6:59 AM (GMT -7)   

bluebird
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Total Posts : 2542
   Posted 7/7/2007 7:01 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey ~ I have a personal question?
If you're comfortable with answering this....  Why did you change your "display name"?
If no response ~ I'll understand (it is personal)!!  and will delete this at a later date!
Take care ~ Lee

StrictlyInc
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 353
   Posted 7/7/2007 8:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Going inc-ognito for a bit...
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Prostate cancer diagnosed: May 15, 2006 (age 40)
Gleason score: pre-surgery 3+3=6; post-surgery 3+4=7
daVinci radical prostatectomy: July 25, 2006
size of tumor: approx 1.1 inches; negative margins from surgery

- number of pads/day at 3 months after surgery: 3 to 5
- number of pads/day at 4 months after surgery: 1 to 2
- number of pads/day at 6-12 months after surgery: 0 to 1

- 1st post-surgery PSA: 0 (Nov 2006); 2nd post-surgery PSA: 0 (Feb 2007)
- 3rd post-surgery PSA: 0 (May 2007); 4th post-surgery PSA: 0 (June 2007)

The search for timber: took Viagra/Cialis approx. every other day, ErecAid once a day, injections. Peyronie's diagnosed 7/5/07. Now on Cialis, L-arginine and pentoxyfylline, ordered to be celibate for 6 weeks.

- PGE1 batting average: .364 (4 for 11)
- Bimix batting average: .200 (2 for 6)
- Trimix batting average: .500 (1 for 2)

"Lost in the valley without my horses, no one can tell me what my remorse is..."


bluebird
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   Posted 7/7/2007 9:15 PM (GMT -7)   
tongue   Thanks!!!! smurf
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