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    Your family seems to have been looking at you for guidance and leadership for a while now. A diagnosis and "treatment" is probably the hardest on the patient, but it's hard on the family as well. People who are lucky enough to have family that goes through the denial, etc. process quickly, brushes everything aside and jumps right in to mold the support system of the patient have that to lean on... some people are not...

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      thanks for your feedback. I posted this in the wrong post initially and i thought i removed it since... strange.

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        We went with Dr. Bruckner right after the diagnosis based on a high recommendation and research after a stage III PC diagnosis. He hits the tumor AGRESSIVELY... threw many drugs into the mix and my dad had some rough times. The result is that the tumor may have shrunk slightly, but hasn't grown or spread which is great. We were initially disappointed but really don't know what would happen to the tumor given a differ...

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          Hi all, Dad was diagnosed with Stage III Adenocarcinoma in Feb '12. Went through almost 7 months of (agressive 4+ drug) chemo with moderate results. The tumor is still about the same size (~3 cm) with possible slight shrinkage and no evidence of mets or growth. Vascular involvement still likely while major arteries seem to have been spared. SBRT (CyberKnife, etc.) has been offered to us in leu of standard IMRT...

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