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    After a long battle with his  prostate cancer he went o be with the Lord may 25th 2011. He was able  to be kept pain free until his last breath.

    We will miss him

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       Just wanted to let you all know that my dad is now on hospice and has nurses coming in , his organs are shutting down and he cannot walk any longer. The nurse said it will be a couple weeks at best

      Anna

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        My dad's liver  and pancreas are affectedand his cancer has spread. The dr. says he may have a few months. He is 74 and weak and needs oxygen because the cancer that has spread to his liver  is against his lung and his lung is collapsed on the bottom.I have to bathe him  and walk with him very carfully. he is on narcotic pain patch, antinausea and 750 vicodin.

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           Dad has had to go the hospital because  pain meds were not woirking. They  founding bleeding on the brain and  several tumors . They think that he may have something around his  pancreas and a tumor on his brain . They have him on meds stronger than morphine at this point every few hours. Is this close to the end?

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             Dad is 74  has had  prostate cancer since 2005. HAd prostectomy 2005- lupron after that for three years.In 2009  got diagnosis of advanced mestatic prostate cancer. Gleason score was 9 and psa was 500. Yes I said 500. He had a mestsisis located in his shoulder and had radiation treatment and was sucessful. bone scan revealed spot also on his rib and lower spine. 2009 had an orchiotomy and  ...

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            About bajusbeach

            Researcher, Caregiver
            Prostate Cancer
            Emotional Support, Spiritual Support, Cancer Treatments

            My dad has advanced mestatic prostate cancer. he had prostate surgery 5 years ago, lupron after that with radiation . It masticized last year in the summer.He had to have radiation treamtment to his shoulder and at that time had two other hot spots . He then had an orchioctomy . His psa level is still there after all of this and he will not do chemo. He just had a bone scan and now has spots all over his bones but not in the organs or lymph nodes.The want him on casodex. he has retired and moved into a small place near my youngest sister.

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