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Monday, 15 February 2010

I have managed to deal with my backlog but it seems that some submissions may have gone astray in cyberspace over the last few weeks. This happens from time to time and I have not been able to establish precisely what causes it to happen. It seems to be something to do with anti-Spam programs. So if anyone has sent in material that I have not acknowledged can they please e-mail me to let me know.


NEW POSTS:

RICHARD CROSS posts as a Gold Two Star member, having been diagnosed in 1998 when he chose Active Surveillance and life style changes

STU CRAWFORD chose RP (Radical Prostatectomy) and had adjuvant EBRT (External Beam Radiation Treatment) but now has problems with bladder stones. He lost his wife recently to liver cancer with no warning

THOTA REDDY diagnosed with a GS6 tumour and a PSA of 8.1 has had ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy) – Orchiectomy on the basis of a suspicion for metastasis



UPDATES FROM MEMBERS

FRANK P chose CyberKnife® and had his fiducials placed earlier this month

TOM C is happy with his brachytherapy decision and the outcome

JOHN FARROW although his PSA was only 5.0 at diagnosis in 2002, his GS was 8 and he was staged T3 or T4 and his ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy)/EBRT (External Beam Radiation Therapy) failed he is now on a trial

CHARLES CORYN twelve months after PBT (Proton Beam Therapy) at Jacksonville he has no side effects and is happy with his choice

CHARLES BLAKELY thirteen months after RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) still has some ED issues and slight incontinence

AL CALKINS twelve months after IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) with adjuvant ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy) bowel and urinary issues are almost resolved but still has hot flashes

STEVE JENNINGS almost twelve months after his RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) his ED issues are still improving

JEFF NOVAK has decided on PBT (Proton Beam Therapy) at Loma Linda

RICHARD LEE had his RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) but had positive margins and starts EBRT (External Beam Radiation Therapy) in three months

GARY POWELL two years after RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) and still has some ED issues

GREG B twelve months after RP (Radical Prostatectomy) ED issues are still slowly improving

RON T sings the praises for HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) despite an increase in PSA having stopped buying Cialis

BOB B had RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) for his GS 8 tumour and is now waiting for his PSA

JOHN FISHER twelve months after RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) all’s well and he hardly ever uses Levitra

GREGORY WILLIAMS concerned about a rise in his PSA after intermittent adjuvant ADT (Androgen Deprivation Therapy) following EBRT (External Beam Radiation Therapy) for failed RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy)

LEE PULLEN two years after RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy) not only is all well, but something are better – no more trips to the bathroom at nights

DEAN BUCK another satisfied customer after his PBT (Proton Beam Therapy) at Jacksonville with no problems

TOM TESCHER two years after his RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery) his PSA is undetectable – had some ED problems

KEN TESCHER eighteen months after his RALP (Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery) – no problems reported(and yes, they are brothers)

BOB WOOD not sure if his latest PSA is a post EBRT (External Beam Radiation Treatment) “bump” or a sign that he is up the creek without a paddle

PAT INGLESE another very satisfied HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) man – undetectable PSA and no side effects

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