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Kris McMillen
Kris McMillen
Susan St. Laurent
Susan
My 53-year-old husband is getting ready to start hormone therapy after having his prostate removed two years ago and undergoing radiation one year ago.  His cancer is a pesky little bugger:0/ 

Thank you for writing about your experience with this.  It's encouraging to find this among all the horror stories on the web.
Debbie Eliopoulos
Debbie
Hi Tony.  My husband Paul was diagnosed on August 2, 2013 with prostate cancer at 43 years old.  We have been married for 5 years and have a 3 1/2 year old little girl.  We were devastated to say the least.  He had a Robotic Prostatectomy on September 12th.  His catheter was removed yesterday, 11 days post op.  Unfortunately, Dr. Tewari his surgeon at NY Presbyterian was traveling so we got a copy of the Pathology report but no explanation.  We have a follow-up scheduled for November 1st and he will review pathology with us at that time.

I really wish there were more resources and blogs for men and their wives when diagnosis happens at such a young age.   I have even thought of writing one myself from the wife's point of view.  I did all the research, found the surgeon, etc. as my husband was just too devastated to do the leg work.

I was wondering if you had any insight into pathology results also?  His stated 7 lymph nodes removed all negative for metastic carcinoma.  However, I am concerned because the Margins state Apical margin(s) involved by invasive carcinoma, extraprostatic extension: present, seminal vesicle invasion:  present, perineural invation: present. These are alarming to me and without an explanation from Dr. Tewari I am worried.  I haven't shared my worry with my husband as I want him to continue to heal.  He is just so happy to have had the catheter removed yesterday and we were told by the nurse that no further treatment necessary and to have a PSA the day before our Nov. 1 appointment.

Any insight you can offer would be greatly appreciated.  Happy your doing well, gives me hope that all with be ok with my husband Paul.
Kat Adams
Kat Adams
Cured!  isn't that a powerful word?!  now we just have to believe it and try not to worry every year when we have the annual PSA test.  Jeff is coming up on his but we're not too worried.  it's been too long and life is too busy to spend too much time worrying about it.  I'm glad you have developed patience to have a discussion with the guy instead of something else.  take care!  
Uzma Khan
Uzma Khan
Hi Tony, my name is Uzma and my husband is Azhar Khan ( 48y.0) just diagnosed with prostate cancer stage 4 G 9. I am so scared that it is hard to explain. We have 3 beautiful kids and have been married for only 18 years. Your story gives me hope. I am praying for his strength to fight this Nast bug( ameen)
Richard Allen
Richard Allen
Hello Tony, Found your site because I am getting a prostate biopsy tomorrow. I'm 59. I have PSA numbers over last 14 years. Started at 1.0. Slowly raised each year. In June 2012 it was 4.1. So I had it rechecked in Jan. 2013. Results: 7.4. Big jump in 6 mos. My father developed prostate cancer by 70 but decided to watch it. He died of an aneurism, not PC. But his brother, my uncle, died of prostate cancer at 70. When he got checked, I here his PSA was 10,000. Way too late. Never got a check for 30 years. So... I'm 59 and concerned about my situation. Thus the biopsy tomorrow. Any advise? Questions? Then I await the results and Gleason score which I understand. Thanks for reading, Richard Allen, DDS
Joe Crispino
Joe Crispino
Tony   I know it is a trying time being 6 years but I know that you will beet all odds. You are too good a person to have any more problems with this cancer. Besides I have decreed (being the patriarch of the family) that no son or daughter will die before me. I plan on living a good deal longer so be it. I have spoken. Love Dad.
Kris McMillen
Kris McMillen
Kat Adams
Kat Adams
Cured!  isn't that a powerful word?!  now we just have to believe it and try not to worry every year when we have the annual PSA test.  Jeff is coming up on his but we're not too worried.  it's been too long and life is too busy to spend too much time worrying about it.  I'm glad you have developed patience to have a discussion with the guy instead of something else.  take care!  
Uzma Khan
Uzma Khan
Hi Tony, my name is Uzma and my husband is Azhar Khan ( 48y.0) just diagnosed with prostate cancer stage 4 G 9. I am so scared that it is hard to explain. We have 3 beautiful kids and have been married for only 18 years. Your story gives me hope. I am praying for his strength to fight this Nast bug( ameen)
Richard Allen
Richard Allen
Hello Tony, Found your site because I am getting a prostate biopsy tomorrow. I'm 59. I have PSA numbers over last 14 years. Started at 1.0. Slowly raised each year. In June 2012 it was 4.1. So I had it rechecked in Jan. 2013. Results: 7.4. Big jump in 6 mos. My father developed prostate cancer by 70 but decided to watch it. He died of an aneurism, not PC. But his brother, my uncle, died of prostate cancer at 70. When he got checked, I here his PSA was 10,000. Way too late. Never got a check for 30 years. So... I'm 59 and concerned about my situation. Thus the biopsy tomorrow. Any advise? Questions? Then I await the results and Gleason score which I understand. Thanks for reading, Richard Allen, DDS
Susan St. Laurent
Susan
My 53-year-old husband is getting ready to start hormone therapy after having his prostate removed two years ago and undergoing radiation one year ago.  His cancer is a pesky little bugger:0/ 

Thank you for writing about your experience with this.  It's encouraging to find this among all the horror stories on the web.
Debbie Eliopoulos
Debbie
Hi Tony.  My husband Paul was diagnosed on August 2, 2013 with prostate cancer at 43 years old.  We have been married for 5 years and have a 3 1/2 year old little girl.  We were devastated to say the least.  He had a Robotic Prostatectomy on September 12th.  His catheter was removed yesterday, 11 days post op.  Unfortunately, Dr. Tewari his surgeon at NY Presbyterian was traveling so we got a copy of the Pathology report but no explanation.  We have a follow-up scheduled for November 1st and he will review pathology with us at that time.

I really wish there were more resources and blogs for men and their wives when diagnosis happens at such a young age.   I have even thought of writing one myself from the wife's point of view.  I did all the research, found the surgeon, etc. as my husband was just too devastated to do the leg work.

I was wondering if you had any insight into pathology results also?  His stated 7 lymph nodes removed all negative for metastic carcinoma.  However, I am concerned because the Margins state Apical margin(s) involved by invasive carcinoma, extraprostatic extension: present, seminal vesicle invasion:  present, perineural invation: present. These are alarming to me and without an explanation from Dr. Tewari I am worried.  I haven't shared my worry with my husband as I want him to continue to heal.  He is just so happy to have had the catheter removed yesterday and we were told by the nurse that no further treatment necessary and to have a PSA the day before our Nov. 1 appointment.

Any insight you can offer would be greatly appreciated.  Happy your doing well, gives me hope that all with be ok with my husband Paul.
Joe Crispino
Joe Crispino
Tony   I know it is a trying time being 6 years but I know that you will beet all odds. You are too good a person to have any more problems with this cancer. Besides I have decreed (being the patriarch of the family) that no son or daughter will die before me. I plan on living a good deal longer so be it. I have spoken. Love Dad.
Kris McMillen
Kris McMillen
Kat Adams
Kat Adams
Cured!  isn't that a powerful word?!  now we just have to believe it and try not to worry every year when we have the annual PSA test.  Jeff is coming up on his but we're not too worried.  it's been too long and life is too busy to spend too much time worrying about it.  I'm glad you have developed patience to have a discussion with the guy instead of something else.  take care!  
Richard Allen
Richard Allen
Hello Tony, Found your site because I am getting a prostate biopsy tomorrow. I'm 59. I have PSA numbers over last 14 years. Started at 1.0. Slowly raised each year. In June 2012 it was 4.1. So I had it rechecked in Jan. 2013. Results: 7.4. Big jump in 6 mos. My father developed prostate cancer by 70 but decided to watch it. He died of an aneurism, not PC. But his brother, my uncle, died of prostate cancer at 70. When he got checked, I here his PSA was 10,000. Way too late. Never got a check for 30 years. So... I'm 59 and concerned about my situation. Thus the biopsy tomorrow. Any advise? Questions? Then I await the results and Gleason score which I understand. Thanks for reading, Richard Allen, DDS
Susan St. Laurent
Susan
My 53-year-old husband is getting ready to start hormone therapy after having his prostate removed two years ago and undergoing radiation one year ago.  His cancer is a pesky little bugger:0/ 

Thank you for writing about your experience with this.  It's encouraging to find this among all the horror stories on the web.
Uzma Khan
Uzma Khan
Hi Tony, my name is Uzma and my husband is Azhar Khan ( 48y.0) just diagnosed with prostate cancer stage 4 G 9. I am so scared that it is hard to explain. We have 3 beautiful kids and have been married for only 18 years. Your story gives me hope. I am praying for his strength to fight this Nast bug( ameen)
Joe Crispino
Joe Crispino
Tony   I know it is a trying time being 6 years but I know that you will beet all odds. You are too good a person to have any more problems with this cancer. Besides I have decreed (being the patriarch of the family) that no son or daughter will die before me. I plan on living a good deal longer so be it. I have spoken. Love Dad.
Debbie Eliopoulos
Debbie
Hi Tony.  My husband Paul was diagnosed on August 2, 2013 with prostate cancer at 43 years old.  We have been married for 5 years and have a 3 1/2 year old little girl.  We were devastated to say the least.  He had a Robotic Prostatectomy on September 12th.  His catheter was removed yesterday, 11 days post op.  Unfortunately, Dr. Tewari his surgeon at NY Presbyterian was traveling so we got a copy of the Pathology report but no explanation.  We have a follow-up scheduled for November 1st and he will review pathology with us at that time.

I really wish there were more resources and blogs for men and their wives when diagnosis happens at such a young age.   I have even thought of writing one myself from the wife's point of view.  I did all the research, found the surgeon, etc. as my husband was just too devastated to do the leg work.

I was wondering if you had any insight into pathology results also?  His stated 7 lymph nodes removed all negative for metastic carcinoma.  However, I am concerned because the Margins state Apical margin(s) involved by invasive carcinoma, extraprostatic extension: present, seminal vesicle invasion:  present, perineural invation: present. These are alarming to me and without an explanation from Dr. Tewari I am worried.  I haven't shared my worry with my husband as I want him to continue to heal.  He is just so happy to have had the catheter removed yesterday and we were told by the nurse that no further treatment necessary and to have a PSA the day before our Nov. 1 appointment.

Any insight you can offer would be greatly appreciated.  Happy your doing well, gives me hope that all with be ok with my husband Paul.