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    My Cancer-versary (cancer anniversary) Two years ago today my brain shut off. I got the results back from the biopsy. Sitting in the doctor’s office. He was all business that day. 2 minutes of regular unimportant stuff and then the bomb dropped.“You have cancer.” My doctor paused for about 5 seconds after he said that. No one said a word. He then started in on what the options were and the urgency o...

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      I was posting an update to my cancer story and saw your post. My heart goes out to you. One thing that I learned is to live in the moment. Hang in there Robyn. I started a page to help others with cancer. You are now an Honary Cancer Warrior. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Randy-Claytons-Cancer-Warriors/1522346481328570

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        Just thought I would post an update. Diagnosed 6/13 with advanced prostate cancer. I had 195 radioactive seeds planted in my prostate in Aug of 2013 and did 6 weeks of IMRT radiation in the Seattle area. PSA levels dropped 80% at the 6 month mark and a year and a half later they are in the 0.8 range. My PSA was over 14 before treatment. I would be happy to answer any questions on my experiance. You can also reach me ...

        January 23, 2015 view discussion
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          Any info is helpfull. Thanks You have to play the hand they delt ya. Hang in there everyone. Randy

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            God is with you wherever you go.   be strong, my prayers are with you and your father

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              I was 18 years old and the only boy in my family, That was 1982. My father died in the bank cashing his last paycheck. They closed the mine that day .The hole that was torn in my heart can't be filled or healed with a billion tears. I was hurt, angry and confised.I now know  that 30 years later, that is was to give  me strength for my family. My 14 year old daughter gave me a cross withthis quote on it," ...

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                Here’s what’s going on. One of the joys of turning 50 years old is all the things that get added to your medical testing and to do list.  In a routine physical at my family practice Dr., he noticed elevated PSA (Prostate specific antigen) levels ( of 10) and treated me for what he thought was infection. When the levels were tested 2 months later, they were higher. I was sent to a urology specia...

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                About fatherof2

                Patient
                Prostate Cancer

                Father of 2.
                Married for 18 years.
                50 years old.
                Scared to death.

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